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Author Thomas-Houston, Marilyn M., author.

Title "Stony the road" to change : Black Mississippians and the culture of social relations / Marilyn M. Thomas-Houston.

Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 213 pages) : illustrations
Note Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--New York University, 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-208) and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE THE CULTURAL HISTORY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF THE REGION; PART TWO SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS, SOCIAL ACTION; PART THREE CONSTRUCTION OF AN INTRARACIAL IDENTITY; Conclusion; Appendix A Lafayette County Population Chart; Appendix B Proclamation Honoring Ole Miss Demonstrators; Appendix C Chancellor's Statement of Commendation; Appendix D Speech by Susie Marshall for Second Baptist Church Honoring Rev. Blind Jim Ivy.
Appendix E Susie Marshall's Unpublished Draft of Freedmen Town Marker Dedication Speech Recounting July 4, 1867, Speech ... Bibliography; Index.
Summary An intra-group study examining the impact of history, memory, space, and the concept of belonging on the social structure of a Southern, small-town, Black community. It uses the 1960s Civil Rights Movement as the point from which it forms a critique of the culture of social relations among Blacks.
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Subject African Americans -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- Politics and government.
African Americans -- Race identity -- Mississippi -- Oxford.
Cultural pluralism -- Mississippi -- Oxford.
Social action -- Mississippi -- Oxford.
Social change -- Mississippi -- Oxford.
Community life -- Mississippi -- Oxford.
Oxford (Miss.) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Thomas-Houston, Marilyn M. "Stony the road" to change. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 0521829097 0521535980 (DLC) 2004044243 (OCoLC)54669987
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