Give us the ballot : the modern struggle for voting rights in America / Ari Berman.

By: Berman, Ari
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015Edition: First editionDescription: 372 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780374158279 (hardcover) :; 0374158274 (hardcover) :Subject(s): Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Minorities -- Suffrage -- United States | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965DDC classification: 324.6/20973 LOC classification: JK1846 | .B47 2015
Contents:
The second Emancipation -- The second Reconstruction -- The Southern strategy -- Hands that pick cotton -- The counterrevolution -- Challenging the consensus -- The realignment -- The counterrevolution (II) -- Old poison, new bottles -- After Shelby.
Summary: "On the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a riveting and alarming account of the continuing battle over Americans' right to vote"-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: Rights, Responsibilities and History of Voting
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"On the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a riveting and alarming account of the continuing battle over Americans' right to vote"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-351) and index.

The second Emancipation -- The second Reconstruction -- The Southern strategy -- Hands that pick cotton -- The counterrevolution -- Challenging the consensus -- The realignment -- The counterrevolution (II) -- Old poison, new bottles -- After Shelby.

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