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Seeking Inalienable Rights demonstrates that the history of Texans’ quests to secure inalienable rights and expand government-protected civil rights has been one of stops and starts, successes and failures, progress and retrenchment. Inside This Book: "Early Organizing in the Search for Equality African American Conventions in Late Nineteenth-Century Texas"-Alwyn Barr, Texas Tech University
"Crucial Decade for Texas Labor: Railway Union Struggles, 1886–1896"-George N. Green, University of Texas at Arlington
"Racism and Sexism in Rural Texas: The Contested Nature of Progressive Rural Reform, 1870s–1910s" -Debra A. Reid, Eastern Illinois University
"Fighting on the Home Front: The Rhetoric of Woman Suffrage in World War I"-James Seymour, Lone Star College, Cy Fair
"Contrasts in Neglect: Progressive Municipal Reform in Dallas and San Antonio"-Patricia E. Gower, University of the Incarnate Word
"Religious Moderates and Race: The Texas Christian Life Commission and the Call for Racial Reconciliation, 1954–1968"-David K. Chrisman, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
"Elusive Unity: African Americans, Mexican Americans, and Civil Rights in Houston"-Brian D. Behnken, Iowa State University
"Chicanismo and the Flexible Fourteenth Amendment: 1960s Agitation and Litigation by Mexican American Youth in Texas"-Steven Harmon Wilson, Tulsa Community College
This insightful discussion will appeal to those interested in African American, Hispanic, labor, and gender history.
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DEBRA A. REID is associate professor of history at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Her Ph.D. is from Texas A&M University.Review:
". . . these essays . . . make it plain that the emphasis has been on 'seeking'. . . ." -Archie P. McDonald, Stephen F. Austin University (Archie P. McDonald Stephen F. Austin University)
"An informative collection. . . illustrating the multifarious ways in which Texans over time perceived the meaning of inalienable rights."-Arnoldo De León, Angelo State University
(Arnoldo De León Angelo State University)
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