Seeking Inalienable Rights: Texans and Their Quests for Justice - Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University (Paperback)Debra A. Reid (editor)
Paperback 222 Pages / Published: 30/10/2009
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Seeking Inalienable Rights demonstrates that the history of Texans' quests to secure inalienable rights and expand government-protected civil rights has been one of stops and starts, successes and failures, progress and retrenchment. Inside This Book: ""Early Organizing in the Search for Equality African American Conventions in Late Nineteenth-Century Texas""-Alwyn Barr, Texas Tech University ""Crucial Decade for Texas Labor: Railway Union Struggles, 1886-1896""-George N. Green, University of Texas at Arlington ""Racism and Sexism in Rural Texas: The Contested Nature of Progressive Rural Reform, 1870s-1910s"" -Debra A. Reid, Eastern Illinois University ""Fighting on the Home Front: The Rhetoric of Woman Suffrage in World War I""-James Seymour, Lone Star College, Cy Fair ""Contrasts in Neglect: Progressive Municipal Reform in Dallas and San Antonio""-Patricia E. Gower, University of the Incarnate Word ""Religious Moderates and Race: The Texas Christian Life Commission and the Call for Racial Reconciliation, 1954-1968""-David K. Chrisman, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor ""Elusive Unity: African Americans, Mexican Americans, and Civil Rights in Houston""-Brian D. Behnken, Iowa State University ""Chicanismo and the Flexible Fourteenth Amendment: 1960s Agitation and Litigation by Mexican American Youth in Texas""-Steven Harmon Wilson, Tulsa Community College This insightful discussion will appeal to those interested in African American, Hispanic, labor, and gender history.
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Number of pages: 222
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
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