Book ‘Waging a Good War’ by Thomas E. Ricks

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A Military History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968
Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas E. Ricks offers a groundbreaking new take on the Civil Rights Movement, stressing its unexpected use of military strategy and its lessons for nonviolent resistance around the world. In Waging a Good War, bestselling author Thomas E. Ricks offers an utterly new perspective on America’s greatest moral revolution―the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s―and its legacy today. While the Movement has become synonymous with Martin Luther King Jr.’s ethos of nonviolence, Ricks, a Pulitzer Prize–winning war reporter, draws on his deep knowledge of tactics and strategy to advance a surprising but revelatory idea...
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 4, 2022)  Pages: ‎464 pages  ISBN-10: 0374605165  ISBN-13: 978-0374605162  ASIN:‎ B09NTKG4SJ

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Thomas E. Ricks is the author of multiple bestselling books, including First PrinciplesThe Generals, and Fiasco, which was a #1 New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. A member of two Pulitzer Prize–winning teams in his years at The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal, he has been called “the dean of military correspondents.” He lives in Maine and Texas.


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