Black veterans, politics, and civil rights in twentieth-century America : closing ranks / edited by Robert F. Jefferson Jr.
- Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 
- War and society in modern American history
xxii, 125 pages ; 24 cm.
- African American veterans -- History -- 20th century.
African American veterans -- Political activity.
African American veterans -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American soldiers -- History -- 20th century.
African American veterans.
Civil rights movements.
- "This collection examines the lives of African American soldiers and the sociopolitical world they constructed upon returning to the United States. The experiences analyzed in this volume provide a useful backdrop for understanding the complex relationship between race, war, and politics in the United States throughout the twentieth century."--Provided by publisher.
- We never get to be men: Big Bill Broonzy, black consciousness, and WWI's returning black veterans / Kevin Greene
Frames refocused: blinded black and white ex-GIs and the social re-orientation of self in World War Two America / Robert F. Jefferson, Jr
Have gun, will travel: the deacons for defense and justice, armed self defense and the long Black Power movement / Selika M. Ducksworth-Lawton
The military no more: Vietnam, civil rights, and attitudes toward change / Jeremy P. Maxwell
African American leadership's tug of war with black military service members: rhetorical situation strategies in the face of the Persian Gulf War / Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas
Afterword: how to place these fine essays into larger contexts / Peter Karsten.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Jefferson, Robert F., 1963- editor.
- Other format:
- Online version: Black veterans, politics, and civil rights in twentieth-century America.
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