The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks / Jeanne Theoharis.
by
 
Theoharis, Jeanne.

Title
The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks / Jeanne Theoharis.

Personal Author
Theoharis, Jeanne.

Publication
Boston : Beacon Press, 2013.

Publication Date
2013

ISBN
9780807076927
 
9780807033326
 
9780807050477

Bibliography Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-295) and index.

Contents
National honor, public mythology : the passing of Rosa Parks -- "A $t life history of being rebellious" : the early years of Rosa McCauley Parks -- "It was very difficult to keep going when all our work seemed to be in vain" : the Civil Rights movement before the Bus Boycott --"I had been pushed as far as I could stand to be pushed" : Rosa Parks's bus stand -- "There lived a great people" : the Montgomery Bus Boycott -- "It is fine to be a heroine but the price is high" : the suffering of Rosa Parks -- "The $t northern promised land that wasn't" : Rosa Parks and the Black Freedom struggle in Detroit -- "Any move to show we are dissatisfied" : Mrs. Parks in the Black Power era -- "Racism is still alive" : negotiating the politics of being a symbol.

Abstract
The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement and presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks.

Content Type
text

Carrier Type
volume

Geographic Term
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations.
 
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography.

Language
English

Subject
African American women civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography.
 
Civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography.
 
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century.
 
Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century.
 
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations.
 
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography.
 
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005.


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MMRLS-Carthage-Leake County Library92 PARKSBookBiography Collection
MMRLS-Durant Public Library92 PARKSBookBiography Collection
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MSU-Mitchell Memorial LibraryF334.M753 P3883 2013BBookCirculating Collection
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