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This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil… (edition 2015)

by Charles E. Cobb Jr. (Author)

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"Civil rights scholar Charles E. Cobb, Jr. reveals how nonviolent activists and their allies kept the civil rights movement alive by bearing and, when necessary, using-firearms. Whether patrolling their neighborhoods, garrisoning their homes, or firing back at attackers, these men and women were crucial to the movement's success, as were the weapons they carried. Drawing on his firsthand experiences in the Southern Freedom Movement and interviews with fellow participants, Cobb offers a controversial examination of the vital role guns have played in securing American liberties"--Provided by publisher."Civil rights scholar Charles E. Cobb, Jr. reveals the fundamental, but long-overlooked, role that armed self-defense played in the golden era of the civil rights movement"--Provided by publisher.… (more)
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Title:This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible
Authors:Charles E. Cobb Jr. (Author)
Info:Duke University Press Books (2015), Edition: Reprint, 328 pages
Collections:Your library, History, Resistance, Colonialism, racism, and empire
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