Window on Freedom: Race, Civil Rights, and Foreign Affairs, 1945-1988

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Brenda Gayle Plummer
Univ of North Carolina Press, 2003 - Social Science - 259 pages
The civil rights movement in the United States drew strength from supporters of human rights worldwide. Once policy makers--influenced by international pressure, the courage of ordinary American citizens, and a desire for global leadership--had signed suc
 

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Contents

Introduction
The International Perspective on Americas Dilemma
19
US Foreign Policy and the General Crisis of White Supremacy
43
Race Gender and Policy after World War II
65
The NAACP and Black Communists in the Early Cold War 1948 1952
91
Race and Realpolitik in the American Response to the Bandung Conference 1955
113
The Foreign Policy of the White Resistance
139
African Diplomats in Washington DC during the Kennedy Years
161
International Influence on US Civil Rights Politics in the Kennedy Administration
179
The Chicano Movement Opposes US Intervention in Vietnam
199
The Political Economy of African American Antiapartheid Activism 19681988
219
Selected Bibliography
237
Contributors
249
Index
251
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Brenda Gayle Plummer is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of "Rising Wind: Black Americans and U.S. Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960.

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