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Bridges of Reform Interracial Civil Rights Activism in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

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ISBN-10: 0195331672

ISBN-13: 9780195331677

Edition: 2010

Authors: Shana Bernstein

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Bridges of Reform uncovers the early years of civil rights and the sophisticated ways it played out on the West Coast, a situation that radically differed from civil rights in the South and North. In this book, Shana Bernstein uses World War II and Cold War Los Angeles as a locus of civil rights activity and explores its roots in multiracial organizing. There, activists built multiracial collaborations, bringing together the Mexican-, Jewish-, African-, and Japanese-American populations. Later national civil rights legislation and Supreme Court rulings, as well as ethnic-specific community movements, emerged in part from these interracial efforts in Los Angeles. Detailed archival research…    
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Illustrations and Maps
Los Angeles, the Early Years
Shadows of War, Forces for Change
The War Comes Home
Cold Warriors of a Different Stripe
The Community Service Organization and Interracial Civil Rights Activism in the Cold War Era
Los Angeles to the Nation
Conclusion: A Lasting Legacy