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The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks / Jeanne Theoharis.

Theoharis, Jeanne. (Author).

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  • 14 of 14 copies available at SPARK Libraries.

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1 current hold with 14 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albright Memorial Library 92 PARKS (Text) 50686014863174 Stacks Available -
  Property of Lackawanna College
Cambria County Library 323.092 P252T (Text) 85131001352153 CACM Non-Fiction Available -
Emmaus Public Library B PARKS (Text) 3644600181121. Adult Biography Available -
Gettysburg Library BIOG PARK-R (Text) 35740634378822 Biography Available -
Lower Macungie Library BIO PARKS (Text) 33400001150617 Adult Biography Available -
Mansfield Free Public Library 323.092 THE (Text) 31415762 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Parkland Community Library B PARKS THE (Text) 34422006695205 Adult Biography Available -
Paul Smith Library of Southern York County Adults B PAR Biography (Text) 34318000936076 Adult Area Available -
Pottsville Free Public Library 923.673 P237T (Text) 30003008656405 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Shamokin Coal Twp Public Library 92 PARKS (Text) 23175000243405 Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807050477 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0807050474 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0807033324
  • ISBN: 9780807033326
  • Physical Description: xvi, 304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
National honor, public mythology : the passing of Rosa Parks -- "A life history of being rebellious" : the early years of Rosa McCauley Parks -- "It was very difficult to keep going when all our work seemed to be in vain" : the Civil Rights movement before the Bus Boycott -- "I had been pushed as far as I could stand to be pushed" : Rosa Parks's bus stand -- "There lived a great people" : the Montgomery Bus Boycott -- "It is fine to be a heroine but the price is high" : the suffering of Rosa Parks -- "The Northern promised land that wasn't" : Rosa Parks and the Black Freedom struggle in Detroit -- "Any move to show we are dissatisfied" : Mrs. Parks in the Black Power era -- "Racism is still alive" : negotiating the politics of being a symbol.
Summary, etc.:
The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement and presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks.
Subject: Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005.
African American women civil rights workers > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography.
Civil rights workers > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography.
African Americans > Civil rights > Alabama > Montgomery > History > 20th century.
Segregation in transportation > Alabama > Montgomery > History > 20th century.
Montgomery (Ala.) > Race relations.
Montgomery (Ala.) > Biography.

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