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Religion, race, and resistance: White evangelicals and the dilemma of integration in South Carolina, 1950-1975
This dissertation contends that religion played a critical role in explaining why and how white South Carolinians decided to resist changes in the racial caste system of their society during the middle decades of the last ...
A grassroots war on poverty: Community action and urban politics in Houston, 1964-1976
Grassroots studies of the implementation of the federal antipoverty initiatives of the 1960s and 1970s are showing that the War on Poverty did not operate in a vacuum; rather, it was profoundly shaped by a multifarious ...
The making of Mau Mau: The power of the oath
From the unique perspective of the oath, this study investigates the entanglements of change in Kenya during the Mau Mau period, 1952-1960. Specifically, it challenges the prevailing Mau Mau narrative, revealing the oath ...