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Advancing the civil rights movement : race and geography of Life magazine's visual representation, 1954-1965

Author: Michael DiBari
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Life Magazine covered the civil rights movement visually and geographically. Michael Dibari addresses Life's visual impact and representation in the struggle for equal rights.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael DiBari
ISBN: 9781498531535 1498531539
OCLC Number: 966929678
Description: xiii,133 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The power of photography --
Race, the media, and life --
Desegregation, small communities, and the photographs of Life: 1954 to 1956 --
The Little Rock Nine, sit-ins, and the freedom rides: 1957 to 1962 --
Fire hoses, police dogs, and the civil rights act: 1963 to 1965 --
Life magazine and the civil rights movement.
Other Titles: Life (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Michael DiBari Jr.

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The modern Civil Rights Movement was the first American revolt to be christened by the modern visual media. Life Magazine photographers were on the scene and on the front lines of that epic struggle. Read more...

 
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