Über den Autor
John A. Salmond is professor of American history at La Trobe University in Australia. He has written widely on Southern history and is author of Gastonia, 1929: The Conscience of a Lawyer; and A Southern Rebel.
A compact, remarkably successful narrative history of the civil rights movement, 1954 1968, chronicling the major events, describing the key players, and showing how the revolution transformed the American South. American Ways Series.