Boycotts, buses, and passes : Black women's resistance in the U.S. South and South Africa / Pamela E. Brooks

Author(s): Brooks, Pamela E., 1952-
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Subjects: African American women--Southern States--Political activity--History--20th century
African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States--History--20th century
Government, Resistance to--Southern States--History--20th century
Civil rights movements--Southern States--History--20th century
Women, Black--South Africa--Political activity--History--20th century
Blacks--Civil rights--South Africa--History--20th century
Government, Resistance to--South Africa--History--20th century
Civil rights movements--South Africa--History--20th century
Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century
South Africa--Race relations--History--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2008
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
Ch. 1. In the Beginning: Early Resistance among Enslaved and Free Women, 1721-1870 11
Ch. 2. No Wash or Pass: Institution Building, Migration, and Protest, 1867-1918 38
Ch. 3. When We Were Just Girls: Rural Life Challenges in Black Belt Alabama and Pre-apartheid South Africa, 1920s-1940s 62
Ch. 4. "Looking for better": Montgomery, Johannesburg, and the Urban Context, 1920s-1940s 99
Ch. 5. "My politics were influenced from the trade union": Raising Political Consciousness, 1930s-1940s 118
Ch. 6. Launching New Networks: Black Women Organizing for Change, 1940-1950 148
Ch. 7. "Put my foot in the road and walked!": Black Women Lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1950-1961 179
Ch. 8. "We will not ride!" - "We don't want passes!": South African Women Rising in Political Movement, 1950-1960 202
Conclusion 239
Notes 247
Index 293
Illustrations follow page 98
Notes: LCCN: 2008031443
ISBN: 9781558496781 (paper : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1558496785 (paper : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781558496767 (library cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1558496769 (library cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-291) and index
Physical Description: xiii, 304 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 229308870
ISBN/ISSN: 9781558496781

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