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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Written by Jeanne Theoharis

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
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Category: Biography & Autobiography - People of Color; Political Science - Civil Rights; Biography & Autobiography - Women
Imprint: Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover
Pub Date: January 2013
Price: $27.95
Can. Price: $33.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-5047-7 (0-8070-5047-4)
Pages: 320
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.


CONTENTS

 
Introduction: National Honor/Public Mythology: The Passing of Rosa Parks
Chapter 1: "A Life History of Being Rebellious": The Early Years of Rosa McCauley Parks
Chapter 2: "It Was Very Difficult To Keep Going When All Our Work Seemed To Be in Vain":The Civil Rights Movement Before the Bus Boycott
Chapter 3: "I Had Been Pushed As Far As I Could Stand To Be Pushed":Rosa Parks's Bus Stand
Chapter 4: "There Lived a Great People":The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Chapter 5: "It Is Fine To Be a Heroine But the Price Is High": The Suffering of Rosa Parks
Chapter 6: "The Northern Promised Land That Wasn't": Rosa Parks and the Black Freedom Struggle in Detroit
Chapter 7: "Any Move to Show We Are Dissatisfied:" Mrs. Parks in the Black Power Era
Conclusion: "Racisim is Still Alive":Negotiating the Politics of Being a Symbol
Acknowledgements
Notes
Index





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