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Adam Fairclough

1952 te Londen, Engeland

Promotie (1978)

Type examen
University of Keele
A study of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Rise and Decline of the Nonviolent Civil Rights Movement

Gewoon Hoogleraar (2005)

Gewoon Hoogleraar
Geschiedenis en cultuur van de Verenigde Staten
Datum benoeming
Datum oratie
Titel oratie
The use and abuse of religion: the Baptist church and the American civil rights movement


  • Fairclough A. (2014), History or Civil Religion? The Uses of Lincoln’s ‘Last Best Hope of Earth'.
  • Fairclough A. (2011), ’Scalawags,’ Southern Honor, and the Lost Cause: The Fatal Encounter of James H. Cosgrove and Edward L. Pierson, Journal of Southern History 77(4): 1-28.
  • Fairclough A. (2010), Alfred Raford Blunt and the Reconstruction Struggle in Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1866-1879, Louisiana History 51(3): 284-305.
  • Fairclough A. (2007), A Class of Their Own: Black Teachers in the Segregated South. Cambridge: Belknap Press.
  • Fairclough A. (2005), A Political Coup D'Etat? How the Enemies of Earl Long Overwhelmed Racial Moderation in Louisiana. In: Webb C. (Red.) The South and Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction. New York: Oxford University Press. 56-75.
  • Fairclough A. (2004), Review Essay: Dividing Lines: Municipal Politics and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Montgomery, Birmingham, and Selma, Alabama Review 57(2): 132-140.
  • Fairclough A. (2004), Thurgood Marshall's Pursuit of Equality through Law, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7(Winter): 177-199.
  • Fairclough A. (2004), Washington Parish and its Black Community: Horace Mann Bond¿s Study of 1934-35. In: Hyde S.C. (Red.) The State of U.S. HistoryIn A Fierce and Fractious Frontier: The Curious Development of Louisiana¿s Florida Parishes, 1699-2000. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. 173-190.
  • Fairclough A. (2004), The Costs of Brown: Black Teachers and Integration, Journal of American History 91(June): 43-55.
  • Fairclough A. (2004), Louisiana: The Civil Rights Struggle, 1940-1954. In: Feldman G. (Red.) Before Brown: Change and Continuity in the South, 1940-1954. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. 144-169.
  • Fairclough A. (2002), Segregation and Civil Rights: African-American Freedom Strategies in the Twentieth Century. In: Stokes M. (Red.) The State of U.S. History. Oxford: Berg. 155-175.
  • Fairclough A. (2001), Better Day Coming: Blacks and Equality, 1890-2000. New York: Viking.
  • Fairclough A. (2001), Teaching Equality: Black Schools in the Age of Jim Crow. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
  • Fairclough A. (2000), Being in the Field of Education and Also Being a Negro . . . Seems . . . Tragic': Black Teachers in the Jim Crow South, Journal of American History 87(June): 53-79.
  • Fairclough A. (1997), Ayers on Lynching: A Critique of Promise of the New South, Over Here: A European Journal of American Culture 17(1): 208-217.
  • Fairclough A., Bond H.M. & Bond J.W. (1997), The Star Creek Papers: Washington Parish and the Lynching of Jerome Wilson. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
  • Fairclough A. (1997), The NAACP and School Integration, Arkansas Historical Journal 56(Fall): 371-375.
  • Fairclough A. (1997), Civil Rights and the Lincoln Memorial: The Censored Speeches of Robert R. Moton (1922) and John Lewis (1963), Journal of Negro History 82(Fall): 408-416.
  • Fairclough A. (1997), Forty Acres and a Mule: Horace Mann Bond and the Lynching of Jerome Wilson, Journal of American Studies 31(Summer): 1-17.
  • Fairclough A. (1995), Race and Democracy: The Civil Rights Struggle in Louisiana, 1915-1972. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
  • Fairclough A. (2009), Foreward. In: Verney K, Sartain L (Red.) Long is the Way and Hard: One Hundred Years of the NAACP. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press.
  • Fairclough A. (2011), Entwicklung des offentlichen Bildungswesens in Suden der USA, Geographische Rundschau 63(10): 52-59.
  • Fairclough A. (2011), The Civil Rights Era. In: Letwin D (Red.) The American South: A Reader and Guide. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 348-376.
  • Fairclough A. (2009), Political repression during Reconstruction: a Louisiana case study, Natchitoches, 1866-1878. In: van Minnen C.A., Hilton S. L. (Red.) Political Repression in U.S. History. Amsterdam: VU University Press. 57-67.
  • Fairclough A. (2002), The General Education Board, Black Teachers and Civil Rights, Rockefeller Archive Center Newsletter Spring: 1-4.


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