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How Far the Promised Land?
World Affairs and the American Civil Rights Movement from the First World War to Vietnam
Jonathan Rosenberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations ix
Acknowledgments xi INTRODUCTION: Color-Conscious Internationalism and the Twentieth-Century Struggle 1

PART I: World War I and the Peace Settlement

PRELUDE: "Yours for World Democracy": Journeys to Paris 15
CHAPTER ONE: "Let Us Be True to Our Mission": Race Reform and the World War 19
CHAPTER TWO: "The Morning Cometh": The Signi .cance of the Peace 51

PART II: Between the Wars

CHAPTER THREE: "From Deep in the Heart of Russia": The Reformers Look Abroad in the 1920s 75
CHAPTER FOUR: "Sounds Suspiciously like Miami": The Turbulent World of the 1930s 101

PART III: From World War II to Vietnam

CHAPTER FIVE: "Democracy Should Begin at Home": The Struggle for Equality and the Second World War 131
CHAPTER SIX: "To Help Save the World": Seeking Race Reform,1945 -1950 156
CHAPTER SEVEN: "Struggling to Save America": The Reformers and the World of the 1950s 185
CHAPTER EIGHT: "I've Seen the Promised Land": Triumph and Tragedy in the 1960s 214

POSTLUDE: World Affairs and the Domestic Crusade 229
Notes 235
Index 311

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