The Resource Blue Texas: : the making of a multiracial Democratic coalition in the Civil Rights era, Max Krochmal, (ebook)

Blue Texas: : the making of a multiracial Democratic coalition in the Civil Rights era, Max Krochmal, (ebook)

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Blue Texas: : the making of a multiracial Democratic coalition in the Civil Rights era
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Blue Texas:
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the making of a multiracial Democratic coalition in the Civil Rights era
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Max Krochmal
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eng
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This book is about the other Texas, not the state known for its cowboy conservatism, but a mid-twentieth-century hotbed of community organizing, liberal politics, and civil rights activism. Beginning in the 1930s, Max Krochmal tells the story of the decades-long struggle for democracy in Texas, when African American, Mexican American, and white labor and community activists gradually came together to empower the state's marginalized minorities. At the ballot box and in the streets, these diverse activists demanded not only integration but economic justice, labor rights, and real political power for all. Their efforts gave rise to the Democratic Coalition of the 1960s, a militant, multiracial alliance that would take on and eventually overthrow both Jim Crow and Juan Crow. Using rare archival sources and original oral history interviews, Krochmal reveals the often-overlooked democratic foundations and liberal tradition of one of our nation's most conservative states. Blue Texas remembers the many forgotten activists who, by crossing racial lines and building coalitions, democratized their cities and state to a degree that would have been unimaginable just a decade earlier--and it shows why their story still matters today
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Midwest
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Krochmal, Max
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324.2764/0609045
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Justice, power, and politics
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  • Electoral coalitions
  • Minorities
  • African Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Political participation
  • Civil rights movements
  • Electronic books
  • Texas
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adult
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Blue Texas: : the making of a multiracial Democratic coalition in the Civil Rights era, Max Krochmal, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781469626765
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11719637
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remote
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11719637
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MWT11719637
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Blue Texas: : the making of a multiracial Democratic coalition in the Civil Rights era, Max Krochmal, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469626765
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719637
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719637
System control number
MWT11719637
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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