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The Resource Free the beaches : the story of Ned Coll and the battle for America's most exclusive shoreline, Andrew W. Kahrl

Free the beaches : the story of Ned Coll and the battle for America's most exclusive shoreline, Andrew W. Kahrl

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Free the beaches : the story of Ned Coll and the battle for America's most exclusive shoreline
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Free the beaches
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the story of Ned Coll and the battle for America's most exclusive shoreline
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Andrew W. Kahrl
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Free the beaches
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the story of Ned Coll and the battle for Americas most exclusive shoreline
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Language
eng
Summary
"The story of our separate and unequal America in the making, and one man's fight against it--During the long, hot summers of the late 1960s and 1970s, one man began a campaign to open some of America's most exclusive beaches to minorities and the urban poor. That man was anti-poverty activist and one-time presidential candidate Ned Coll of Connecticut, a state that permitted public access to a mere seven miles of its 253-mile shoreline. Nearly all of the state's coast was held privately, for the most part by white, wealthy residents. This book is the first to tell the story of the controversial protester who gathered a band of determined African American mothers and children and challenged the racist, exclusionary tactics of homeowners in a state synonymous with liberalism. Coll's legacy of remarkable successes--and failures--illuminates how our nation's fragile coasts have not only become more exclusive in subsequent decades but also have suffered greater environmental destruction and erosion as a result of that private ownership."--Publisher's website
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10625556
Cataloging source
YDX
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1978-
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Kahrl, Andrew W.
Dewey number
333.3089/960730746
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • Coll, Ned
  • African Americans
  • Beaches
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • Beaches
  • Connecticut
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the story of Ned Coll and the battle for America's most exclusive shoreline
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Free the beaches : the story of Ned Coll and the battle for America's most exclusive shoreline, Andrew W. Kahrl
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-347) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- New England's sand curtain -- What am I doing here? -- Rats cause riots -- Let's share summer -- Gut liberalism -- Who the hell invited that guy? -- Freedom of beach -- Saving the shore -- Go home, Ned -- Welcome to Greenwich! -- Epilogue: Nature bats last
Control code
on1002669822
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780300215144
Lccn
2017952545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1002669822
Label
Free the beaches : the story of Ned Coll and the battle for America's most exclusive shoreline, Andrew W. Kahrl
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- New England's sand curtain -- What am I doing here? -- Rats cause riots -- Let's share summer -- Gut liberalism -- Who the hell invited that guy? -- Freedom of beach -- Saving the shore -- Go home, Ned -- Welcome to Greenwich! -- Epilogue: Nature bats last
Control code
on1002669822
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780300215144
Lccn
2017952545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1002669822

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