The Little Rock Crisis: What Desegregation Politics Says About Us, 1st Edition

  • R. Perry
  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1137521341
  • ISBN-13: 9781137521347
  • DDC: 371.829
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 255 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Figures.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction: A Meeting of Histories.
Ideas, Institutions, and Interests in the Little Rock Era of School Integration.
1: Perceptions: Black and White Views on Race Relations.
2: A Life of Courage: Mrs. Daisy Bates’s Motivations and Leadership.
3: Sacrifice: Profiles of the Little Rock Nine.
4: Duty to Re-election: Governor Orval Faubus and Political Racism.
5: Acquiescence: School Leadership Reluctance on Brown.
6: Redemption of (Their) History: Voices of Active Segregationists.
7: A Chance at Forgiveness for Little Rock: Media Coverage of Central High’s Integration.
Contemporary Proceeds: Telling the Story.
8: Witnessing the Crisis at Forty: Reflections of D. LaRouth Perry.
9: Personal Stories: Little Rock Residents’ Oral Histories of the Crisis.
10: Impact: Examining the Post-crisis Political Behavior of Little Rockians.
11: Us and the Crisis City: Engagement with Community for Improved Democracy.
Appendix.
Notes.
References.
Index.