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Author Webb, Clive, 1970-
Title Fight against fear : southern Jews and Black civil rights / Clive Webb.
Imprint Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, 2001.

Author Webb, Clive, 1970-
Subject African Americans -- Southern States -- Relations with Jews.
Jews -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Southern States -- Ethnic relations.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 307 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-294) and index.
Contents 1. From Slavery to Segregation -- 2. Black Perceptions of Jews -- 3. The Resurgence of Southern Anti-Semitism -- 4. Protesting against the Protesters -- 5. Jewish Merchants: Caught in the Crossfire -- 6. Jewish Segregationists -- 7. Female Reformers -- 8. The Rabbis.
Summary "In the uneasily shared history of Jews and blacks in America, the struggle for civil rights in the South may be the least understood episode. Fight against Fear is the first book to focus on Jews and African Americans in that remarkable place and time. Mindful of both communities' precarious and contradictory standings in the South, Clive Webb tells a complex story of resistance and complicity, conviction and apathy."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780820340098 (electronic bk.)
082034009X (electronic bk.)
0820322687
9780820322681
OCLC # 706076569
Additional Format Print version: Webb, Clive, 1970- Fight against fear. Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, 2001 0820322687 (DLC) 00060779 (OCoLC)44732262


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