A more beautiful and terrible history: the uses and misuses of civil rights history
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Boston : Beacon Press, [2018].
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xxv, 253 pages ; 24 cm.
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Examines the accepted narrative of the civil rights movement to reveal the myths and fables that diminish its scope, and reveals the diversity of activists and the immense barriers and repression they faced.

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Examines the accepted narrative of the civil rights movement to reveal the myths and fables that diminish its scope, and reveals the diversity of activists and the immense barriers and repression they faced.
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Theoharis, J. (2018). A more beautiful and terrible history: the uses and misuses of civil rights history. Boston: Beacon Press.

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Theoharis, Jeanne. 2018. A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History. Boston: Beacon Press.

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Theoharis, Jeanne, A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History. Boston: Beacon Press, 2018.

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Theoharis, Jeanne. A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History. Boston: Beacon Press, 2018. Print.

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