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Race, reason, and massive resistance; the diary of David J. Mays, 1954-1959.



9780820330259

Race, reason, and massive resistance; the diary of David J. Mays, 1954-1959.

Mays, David John. Ed. by James R. Sweeney Sweeney

in poems by T. S. Eliot, symbolizes the sensual, brutal, and materialistic 20th-century man. [Br. Poetry, Benét, 978]

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2008

302 pages

$39.95

Hardcover

Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South

KF373

By publishing his personal diary of the five years following the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education Brown vs. Board of Education

landmark Supreme Court decision barring segregation of schools (1954). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 544]

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 ruling, attorney David J. Mays (through the hard work of editor James R. Sweeney) was able to document the Commonwealth of Virginia's systematic resistance to the landmark legal decision, and offer a glimpse of what it was like to be a prominent white Southern lawyer at the time. Mays, who was also a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer biographer Clinical medicine A popular term for a Pt who describes his/her own medical history , wrote journal entries that were surprisingly accessible and free from excessive legal references, concentrating instead of the tensions and emotions of those who found themselves embroiled em·broil  
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1. To involve in argument, contention, or hostile actions: "Avoid . . .
 in the early days of the Civil Rights Movement.

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