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Rebellion in Black and White Southern Student Activism in the 1960s

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ISBN-10: 1421408503

ISBN-13: 9781421408507

Edition: 2013

Authors: Robert Cohen, David J. Snyder, Dan T. Carter

List price: $35.00
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Rebellion in Black and White offers a panoramic view of southern student activism in the 1960s. Original scholarly essays demonstrate how southern students promoted desegregation, racial equality, free speech, academic freedom, world peace, gender equity, sexual liberation, Black Power, and the personal freedoms associated with the counterculture of the decade. Most accounts of the 1960s student movement and the New Left have been northern-centered, focusing on rebellions at the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, and others. And yet, students at southern colleges and universities also organized and acted to change race and gender relations and to end the Vietnam War.…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 5/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.89" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Dan T. Carter is a professor of history at Emory University. He received his B. A. from the University of South Carolina, his M. A. from the University of Wisconsin, and then returned to the University of South Carolina for his Ph.D. Carter wrote From George Wallace to Newt Gingrich: Race and the Conservative Counterrevolution as well as The Politics of Rage: George Wallace and the Rise of New Conservatism and the Transformation of American Politics, which won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, as well as the Seltzer Prize. Carter's other awards include the Organization of American Historians' Avery Craven Prize, the Jules Landry Prize, the Lillian Smith Award, and the Anisfield Wolfe Award.

Foreword. Deep South Campus Memories and the World the Sixties Made
Origins and Acknowledgments
Introduction. Prophetic Minority versus Recalcitrant Majority: Southern Student Dissent and the Struggle for Progressive Change in the 1960s
Early Days: From Talk to Action
Freedom Now! SNCC Galvanizes the New Left
Student Free Speech on Both Sides of the Color Line in Mississippi and the Carolinas
Interracial Dialogue and the Southern Student Human Relations Project
Moderate White Activists and the Struggle for Racial Equality on South Carolina Campuses
Campus Activism Takes Shape
The Rise of Black and White Student Protest in Nashville
Student Radicalism and the Antiwar Movement at the University of Alabama
Conservative Student Activism at the University of Georgia
A Cultural Revolution and its Discontents
Sexual Liberation at the University of North Carolina
The Counterculture as Local Culture in Columbia, South Carolina
Government Repression of the Southern New Left
Black Power and the Legacy of the Freedom Movement
North Carolina A&T Black Power Activists and the Student Organization for Black Unity
Black Power and the Freedom Movement in Retrospect
Historiographical Reflections
List of Contributors