Higher education and the civil rights movement : white supremacy, black Southerners, and college campuses

  title={Higher education and the civil rights movement : white supremacy, black Southerners, and college campuses},
  author={Peter R. Wallenstein and Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller},
"The first comprehensive study of the process of desegregation as it unfolded during the twentieth century at the flagship universities and white land-grant institutions of the south."--Amy Thompson McCandless, College of Charleston"Broadens the discussion of the civil rights movement to include academic spaces as sites of struggle and contributes to southern history by providing unique accounts of black agency during the dismantling of the Jim Crow South."-- Stephanie Y. Evans, University of… Expand
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