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The Nashville way : racial etiquette and the struggle for social justice in a southern city

Author: Benjamin Houston
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2012.
Series: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Among Nashville's many slogans, the one that best reflects its emphasis on manners and decorum is the Nashville Way, a phrase coined by boosters to tout what they viewed as the city's amicable race relations. Benjamin Houston offers the first scholarly book on the history of civil rights in Nashville, providing new insights and critiques of this moderate progressivism for which the city has long been credited. Civil  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012008404
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Houston
ISBN: 9780820343280 0820343285
OCLC Number: 816042084
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction. The Nashville Way; One. A Manner of Segregation: Lived Race Relations and Racial Etiquette; Two. The Triumph of Tokenism: Public School Desegregation; Three. The Shame and the Glory: The 1960 Sit-ins; Four. The Kingdom or Individual Desires?: Movement and Resistance during the 1960s; Five. Black Power/White Power: Militancy in Late 1960s Nashville; Six. Cruel Mockeries: Renewing a City; Epilogue. Achieving Justice; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Series Title: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South.
Responsibility: Benjamin Houston.

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Among Nashville's many slogans, the one that best reflects its decorum is the Nashville Way, a phrase coined by boosters to tout the city's amicable race relations. Houston offers the first scholarly  Read more...
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"Houston's book details the particular nature of the Nashville community and the way civil rights unfolded there but also adds to our understanding of the civil rights movement more broadly. It is Read more...

 
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