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The conspiracy of the good : civil rights and the struggle for community in two American cities, 1875-2000 / Michael E. James.

Author/Creator:
James, Michael E.
Publication:
New York : P. Lang, c2005.
Series:
History of schools and schooling ; v. 30
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 383 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Charlottesville (Va.) -- Race relations.
Pasadena (Calif.) -- Race relations.
Charlottesville (Va.) -- Social conditions.
Pasadena (Calif.) -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Virginia -- Charlottesville -- History.
Minorities -- Civil rights -- California -- Pasadena -- History.
African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Charlottesville -- History.
Minorities -- Education -- California -- Pasadena -- History.
School integration -- Virginia -- Charlottesville -- History.
School integration -- California -- Pasadena -- History.
Contents:
Bridges and drive-bys
1. The city on the hill
2. Fear itself: white over black and the creation of public education in the new south
3. "In this aristocratic town?": labor, women and the gospel of discontent
4. Coming of age in the new south: urbanity and schooling in the old dominion, 1900-1940
5. "Winning them into goodness": progressive Pasadena between the wars, 1920-1940
6. Southern progressivism during the great depression: creating the "new south" in Virginia's schools 1900-1940
7. "Progressive education in REDucation!": civil rights in Pasadena, 1930-1975
8. Massive resistance: "freedom of choice"
Looking back: perceptions of renaissance.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-367) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
Contributor:
Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
ISBN:
0820457795 (pb : alk. paper)
9780820457796 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC:
50089742
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