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Fighting for Democracy:
Black Veterans and the Struggle Against White Supremacy in the Postwar South
Christopher S. Parker

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ADDITIONAL ENDORSEMENTS:

"Fighting for Democracy is an impressive work. Parker makes a compelling argument about the important role that military experience played in encouraging black political participation during the civil rights movement. Well-written, accessible, and rigorous, the book's attention to history and theoretical development is top-notch."--Vincent Hutchings, University of Michigan

"Meticulously researched, deeply informative, and engrossing throughout, Fighting for Democracy is a brilliant exposition of the powerful and politicizing effect of military service on African American men during the civil rights era. It heralds the debut of an important and original voice among political scientists."--Taeku Lee, University of California, Berkeley

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