When James Meredith enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi in , the resulting riots produced more casualties than any other clash of the civil rights era. The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss Paperback – February 1, When James Meredith enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi in , the resulting riots produced more casualties than any other clash of the.
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After fighting a protracted legal battle, James Meredith broke the color barrier in as the first African American student to enroll at the University of Mississippi. The riot that followed his arrival on campus seriously wounded scores of U.
To restore order, the Kennedy administration dispatched thousands of soldiers to Oxford. In ""The Price of Defiance"", Charles Eagles shows that the stunning eruption of violence resulted from the 'closed society's' long defiance of the civil rights movement and federal law.
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Using many previously untapped sources, including FBI and U. Ultimately, the price of such behavior - the price of defiance - was not only the murderous riot that rocked the nation and almost closed the university but also the nation's enduring scorn for Ole Miss and Mississippi. Eagles paints a remarkable portrait of Meredith himself by describing his unusual family background, his personal values, and his service in the U. Brand New!. Seller Inventory VIB Book Description U of North Carolina, Condition: Brand New.
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Synopsis About this title After fighting a protracted legal battle, James Meredith broke the color barrier in as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi. Book Description : "Has the potential to teach us all a great deal about who Meredith was and is and about a transformational event in Mississippi's history.
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