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White Flight:
Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism
Kevin M. Kruse

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 3
CHAPTER ONE: "The City oo Busy to Hate": Atlanta and the Politics of Progress 19
CHAPTER TWO: From Radicalism to "Respectability": Race, Residence, and Segregationist Strategy 42
C HAPTER THREE: From Community to Individuality: Race, Residence, and Segregationist Ideology 78
CHAPTER FOUR: The Abandonment of Public Space: Desegregation, Privatization, and the ax Revolt 105
CHAPTER FIVE: The "Second Battle of Atlanta": Massive Resistance and the Divided Middle Class 131
CHAPTER SIX: The Fight for "Freedom of Association": School Desegregation and White Withdrawal 161
CHAPTER SEVEN: Collapse of the Coalition: Sit-Ins and the Business Rebellion 180
CHAPTER EIGHT: "The Law of the Land": Federal Intervention and the Civil Rights Act 205
CHAPTER NINE: City Limits: Urban Separatism and Suburban Secession 234
EPILOGUE: The Legacies of White Flight 259
List of Abbreviations 267
Notes 269
Index 313

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