The Resource The price of defiance: : James Meredith and the integration of Ole Miss, Charles W. Eagles, (electronic resource)

The price of defiance: : James Meredith and the integration of Ole Miss, Charles W. Eagles, (electronic resource)

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The price of defiance: : James Meredith and the integration of Ole Miss
Title
The price of defiance:
Title remainder
James Meredith and the integration of Ole Miss
Statement of responsibility
Charles W. Eagles
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When James Meredith enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi in 1962, the resulting riots produced more casualties than any other clash of the civil rights era. Eagles shows that the violence resulted from the university's and the state's long defiance of the civil rights movement and federal law. Ultimately, the price of such behavior--the price of defiance--was not only the murderous riot that rocked the nation and almost closed the university but also the nation's enduring scorn for Ole Miss and Mississippi. Eagles paints a remarkable portrait of Meredith himself by describing his unusual family background, his personal values, and his service in the U.S. Air Force, all of which prepared him for his experience at Ole Miss
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Eagles, Charles W
Dewey number
378.762/83
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • University of Mississippi
  • Meredith, James
  • College integration
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The price of defiance: : James Meredith and the integration of Ole Miss, Charles W. Eagles, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11719508
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multicolored
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MWT11719508
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11719508
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The price of defiance: : James Meredith and the integration of Ole Miss, Charles W. Eagles, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11719508
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11719508
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11719508
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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