Seeking Inalienable Rights: Texans and Their Quests for Justice (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University)

Seeking Inalienable Rights: Texans and Their Quests for Justice (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University)

By: Debra A. Reid (editor)Hardback

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Seeking Inalienable Rights demonstrates that the history of Texans' quests to secure inalienable rights and expand government-protected civil rights has been one of stops and starts, successes and failures, progress and retrenchment. Inside This Book: ""Early Organizing in the Search for Equality African American Conventions in Late Nineteenth-Century Texas""-Alwyn Barr, Texas Tech University ""Crucial Decade for Texas Labor: Railway Union Struggles, 1886-1896""-George N. Green, University of Texas at Arlington ""Racism and Sexism in Rural Texas: The Contested Nature of Progressive Rural Reform, 1870s-1910s"" -Debra A. Reid, Eastern Illinois University ""Fighting on the Home Front: The Rhetoric of Woman Suffrage in World War I""-James Seymour, Lone Star College, Cy Fair ""Contrasts in Neglect: Progressive Municipal Reform in Dallas and San Antonio""-Patricia E. Gower, University of the Incarnate Word ""Religious Moderates and Race: The Texas Christian Life Commission and the Call for Racial Reconciliation, 1954-1968""-David K. Chrisman, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor ""Elusive Unity: African Americans, Mexican Americans, and Civil Rights in Houston""-Brian D. Behnken, Iowa State University ""Chicanismo and the Flexible Fourteenth Amendment: 1960s Agitation and Litigation by Mexican American Youth in Texas""-Steven Harmon Wilson, Tulsa Community College This insightful discussion will appeal to those interested in African American, Hispanic, labor, and gender history.

About Author

DEBRA A. REID is associate professor of history at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Her Ph.D. is from Texas A&M University.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781603441186
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781603441186
  • ISBN10: 1603441182

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