Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story

Beacon Press
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The classic story of nonviolent resistance in America—the Montgomery bus boycott—written by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolent resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of 50,000 Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of love, and who, in the process, acquired a new estimate of their own human worth." It traces the phenomenal journey of a community, and shows how the twenty-six-year-old King, with his conviction for equality and nonviolence, helped transform the nation—and the world.
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Publisher
Beacon Press
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Published on
Jan 1, 2010
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9780807000700
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Language
English
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Genres
History / United States / 20th Century
Political Science / Civil Rights
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
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