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The Making of Massive Resistance

Virginia's Politics of Public School Desegregation, 1954-1956

Robbins L. Gates

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 06/2014
Pages: 248
Subject: History | University of North Carolina
Print ISBN: 9.78E+12
eBook ISBN: 9780807899786


In this book, Gates brings before the reader persons and features unique to racial politics in the commonwealth of Virginia. He deals with the turbulent days that followed school desegregation decisions in 1954 and 1955 and with the emergence of the "massive resistance" movement in the region.

Originally published in 1964.

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