Turning the tide : the University of Alabama in the 1960s /

"Turning the Tide is an institutional and cultural history of a dramatic decade of change at the University of Alabama set against the backdrop of desegregation, the continuing civil rights struggle, and the growing antiwar movement"--

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tilford, Earl H.
Format: eBook
Published: Tuscaloosa : University Alabama Press, [2014]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: To Preserve the Unhindered Pursuit of Knowledge
  • 1. The University of Alabama: From Slavery to Desegregation
  • 2. Ebb Tide: June 1963 to September 1964
  • 3. An Oasis of Modern Thought in a Sea of Reactionism
  • 4. Toward a New University of Alabama: Building a Team for Excellence and Competence
  • 5. A Year of Ferment and Inquiry: In Infinite New Directions
  • 6. A Regional Center for Academic Excellence: Between Tuscaloosa and Montgomery
  • 7. Campus Militancy Grows: A Past Still Present
  • 8. In Defense of Reason
  • 9. May 1970: Days of Rage and Reason.