Old South, New South, down South? Florida and the Modern Civil Rights Movement

ISBN-10: 1933202440

ISBN-13: 9781933202440

Edition: 2009

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: West Virginia University Press
Publication date: 11/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: Image, Illusion, and Reality: Florida and the Modern Civil Rights Movement in Historical Perspective
The Illusion of Moderation: A Recounting and Reassessing of Florida’s Racial Past
From Old South to New South, or Was It?: Jacksonville and the Modern Civil Rights Movement in Florida
Brotherhood of Defiance: The State-Local Relationship in the Desegregation of Lee Country Public Schools, 1954-1969
Toms and Bombs: The Civil Rights Struggle in Daytona Beach
Planting the Seeds of Racial Equality: Florida’s Independent Black Farmers and the Modern Civil Rights Era
Justice Delayed-Is Justice Denied: Florida’s ”Public Mischief“ Defense and Virgil Hawkins’s Protracted Legal Struggle for Racial Equality
”Wait” Has Almost Always Meant ”Never“: The Long Road to School Desegregation in Palm Beach County
The Triumph of Tradition: Haydon Burns’s 1964 Gubernatorial Race and the Myth of Florida’s Moderation
From Old South Experiences to New South Memories: Virginia Key Beach and the Evolution of Civil Rights to Public Space in Miami
Afterword: Old South, New South, or Down South?: Florida and the Modern Civil Rights Movement: Towards a New Civil Rights History in Florida
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