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Product Description: A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, NonfictionNamed a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review and The Washington PostNamed a Best Book of the Year by NPR, The Boston Globe, and Kirkus Reviews (Best Nonfiction)Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what happened after the dramatic passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 and the turbulent forces it unleashed...read more

Hardcover:

9780374158279 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 4, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, NonfictionA New York Times Notable Book of 2015A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2015A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2015An NPR Best Book of 2015Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what happened after the dramatic passage of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) in 1965 and the turbulent forces it unleashed.

Paperback:

9781250094728 | Picador USA, August 2, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, NonfictionNamed a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review and The Washington PostNamed a Best Book of the Year by NPR, The Boston Globe, and Kirkus Reviews (Best Nonfiction)Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what happened after the dramatic passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 and the turbulent forces it unleashed.

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9781494566128 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, August 4, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The adoption of the landmark Voting Rights Act in 1965 enfranchised millions of Americans and is widely regarded as the crowning achievement of the civil rights movement.
9781494516123 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, August 4, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: The adoption of the landmark Voting Rights Act in 1965 enfranchised millions of Americans and is widely regarded as the crowning achievement of the civil rights movement.

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Product Description: Although the heroism of last century's freedom marches will long be credited for ending racial discrimination, civil rights legislation owes much to work done more quietly in the district courtrooms of the South. This book expands our understanding of how the Voting Rights Act came about by focusing on several key cases in Alabama that paved the way for this landmark legislation...read more

Hardcover:

9780700615100 | Univ Pr of Kansas, April 7, 2007, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Although the heroism of last century's freedom marches will long be credited for ending racial discrimination, civil rights legislation owes much to work done more quietly in the district courtrooms of the South.

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