FS153 Peace & Justice

Instructor: J. Cernosia
Librarian: Kristen Hindes, khindes@smcvt.edu, ext. 2590

Martin Luther King, Jr. "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

Reference Universe

Encyclopedia of African-American Civil Rights: From Emancipation to the Present 1992 Greenwood
REF E185.61.E54 1992

Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice. 2007 Sage Reference
REF HM671.E53 2007

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements2004 M.E. Sharpe
REF HN57.E594 2004

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, 2nd ed. 2005 Macmillan Reference USA
REF E185.E54 2005

Library Catalog

American Decades; Domestic Policy: Government, Civil Rights, and Race Relations. Ed. Vincent Tompkins. Vol. 7. Detroit: Gale, 2001.

Bass, S. Jonathan, and Martin Luther King. Blessed are the Peacemakers : Martin Luther King, Jr., Eight White Religious Leaders, and the "Letter from Birmingham Jail". Baton Rouge, La.: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.

Charters, Ann. The Portable Sixties Reader. New York: Penguin Books, 2003.

Connerly, Charles E. "the most Segregated City in America" : City Planning and Civil Rights in Birmingham, 1920-1980. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2005.

Eskew, Glenn T. But for Birmingham : The Local and National Movements in the Civil Rights Struggle. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

4 Little Girls. Dir. Lee, Spike, Terence Blanchard, Home Box Office, et al. HBO Home Video, 1998.

McWhorter, Diane. Carry Me Home : Birmingham, Alabama : The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Rosenberg, Jonathan, and Zachary Karabell. Kennedy, Johnson, and the Quest for Justice : The Civil Rights Tapes. 1st ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 2003.

Thornton, J. Mills. Dividing Lines : Municipal Politics and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Montgomery, Birmingham, and Selma. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2002.

Historical U.S. Newspapers

New York Times 1851-2004; Wall Street Journal 1889-1990; Washington Post 1877-1991
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American History in Video

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