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A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement

(Race, Rhetoric, and Media Series)

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The first scholarly analysis of the inspirational activist's profound speeches.

A sharecropper, a warrior, and a truth-telling prophet, Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) stands as a powerful symbol not only of the 1960s black freedom movement, but also of the enduring human struggle against oppression. "A Voice That Could Stir an Army" is a rhetorical biography that tells the st
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ebook, 240 pages
Published April 30th 2014 by University Press of Mississippi (first published January 1st 2014)
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gnarlyhiker
A Voice That Could Stir an Army is informative, well written/researched and all that that "well" stuff implies. But to analyze every word/sentence Mrs. Hamer ever spoke gives an extraordinary life lived a cardboardish feel.

2.5 Interlibrary loan. good luck
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