The Resource Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977, Houston Bryan Roberson

Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977, Houston Bryan Roberson

Label
Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977
Title
Fighting the good fight
Title remainder
the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977
Statement of responsibility
Houston Bryan Roberson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Dexter Avenue King Memorial Church played an important role in the Civil Rights movement-it was the backbone of the Montgomery bus boycott, which served as a model for other grassroots demonstrations and which also propelled Martin Luther King, Jr. into the national spotlight.<br><br>Roberson chronicles five generations in the life of this congregation. He uses it as a lens through which to explore how the church functioned as a formative social, cultural, and political institution within a racially fractured and continually shifting cultural and civil landscape. Roberson highlights some
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roberson, Houston Bryan
Dewey number
286.1/76147
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BX6480.M6
LC item number
R63 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Reconciliation
  • Montgomery (Ala.)
  • United States
Label
Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977, Houston Bryan Roberson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Called to freedom, 1865-1905 -- Workers that needeth not be ashamed, 1905-1916 -- Waiting for a new day, 1916-1948 -- A prophet hath been among them, 1948-1954 -- The substance of things hoped for, 1954-1960 -- Still a plentiful harvest, 1960-1977
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (271 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136728976
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001128356
  • (EBL)1460957
  • (OCoLC)870591033
  • (SSID)ssj0001158297
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11776644
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001158297
  • (PQKBWorkID)11101589
  • (PQKB)11557981
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1460957
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001128356
Label
Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977, Houston Bryan Roberson
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Called to freedom, 1865-1905 -- Workers that needeth not be ashamed, 1905-1916 -- Waiting for a new day, 1916-1948 -- A prophet hath been among them, 1948-1954 -- The substance of things hoped for, 1954-1960 -- Still a plentiful harvest, 1960-1977
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (271 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136728976
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001128356
  • (EBL)1460957
  • (OCoLC)870591033
  • (SSID)ssj0001158297
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11776644
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001158297
  • (PQKBWorkID)11101589
  • (PQKB)11557981
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1460957
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001128356

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