Local People

9780252065071: Paperback
Release Date: 1st May 1995

Dimensions: 152 x 229

Number of Pages: 560

Series Blacks in the New World

University of Illinois Press

Local People

The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

Paperback / £21.99

Traces the monumental battle waged by civil rights organizations and by local people to establish basic human rights for all citizens of Mississippi

John Dittmer, a professor of history at DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, is the author of Black Georgia in the Progressive Era, 1900-1920. From 1967 to 1979 he taught history at Tougaloo College in Mississippi.