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The Resource Going down Jericho Road : the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign, Michael K. Honey

Going down Jericho Road : the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign, Michael K. Honey

Label
Going down Jericho Road : the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign
Title
Going down Jericho Road
Title remainder
the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign
Statement of responsibility
Michael K. Honey
Title variation
Going down Jericho Road
Title variation remainder
the Memphis strike, Martin Luther Kings last campaign
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an in-depth history of the final crusade of Martin Luther King, Jr., against the economic injustices, racism, and lack of political power that marked 1968 Memphis and transformed the city into a struggle between the white upper crust that sought to prevent change and the black workers, activists, unionists, and black-power advocates that sought to bring about equality
Award
Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 2008.
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174734
Cataloging source
DLC
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Honey, Michael K
Dewey number
331.892/8136819
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD5325.S2572 1968
LC item number
M465 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • King, Martin Luther
Target audience
adult
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the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign
Label
Going down Jericho Road : the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign, Michael K. Honey
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip072/2006032217.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-586) and index
Contents
Labor and civil rights -- A plantation in the city -- Dr. King, labor, and the civil rights movement -- Struggles of the working poor -- Standing at the crossroads -- On strike for respect -- Hambone's meditations : the failure of community -- Testing the social gospel -- Fighting for the working poor -- Minister to the valley : the poor people's campaign -- Baptism by fire -- Ministers and manhood -- Convergence -- Escalation : the youth movement -- "All labor has dignity" -- "Something dreadful" -- Jericho Road is a dangerous road -- Chaos in the bluff city -- "The movement lives or dies in Memphis" -- State of siege -- Shattered dreams and promised lands -- "A crucifixion event" -- Reckonings -- "We have got the victory" -- Epilogue : how we remember King
Control code
ocm71812789
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 619 p., [16] p. of plates ;
Isbn
9780393043396
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006032217
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Going down Jericho Road : the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign, Michael K. Honey
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip072/2006032217.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-586) and index
Contents
Labor and civil rights -- A plantation in the city -- Dr. King, labor, and the civil rights movement -- Struggles of the working poor -- Standing at the crossroads -- On strike for respect -- Hambone's meditations : the failure of community -- Testing the social gospel -- Fighting for the working poor -- Minister to the valley : the poor people's campaign -- Baptism by fire -- Ministers and manhood -- Convergence -- Escalation : the youth movement -- "All labor has dignity" -- "Something dreadful" -- Jericho Road is a dangerous road -- Chaos in the bluff city -- "The movement lives or dies in Memphis" -- State of siege -- Shattered dreams and promised lands -- "A crucifixion event" -- Reckonings -- "We have got the victory" -- Epilogue : how we remember King
Control code
ocm71812789
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 619 p., [16] p. of plates ;
Isbn
9780393043396
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006032217
Other physical details
ill.

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