|Budget Amount *help
¥2,800,000 (Direct Cost : ¥2,800,000)
Fiscal Year 2000 : ¥800,000 (Direct Cost : ¥800,000)
Fiscal Year 1999 : ¥900,000 (Direct Cost : ¥900,000)
Fiscal Year 1998 : ¥1,100,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,100,000)
This projected research is a part of the efforts to investigate the historical significance and evaluation of the Cid Rights Movement in the U.S.A., which enormously influenced the contemporary U.S.history or the history of the 20^<th> Century as a whole.
Although the Civil Rights Movement was an indispensable historical affair. to thinks and tan about the U.S.modern history, there has been no books on the general view of the movement published in Japan. What the investigator had in his mind as the final purpose of this Projected research is : to expose a historically important aspect of the period just after World War II to the 1960s in the U.S., which is called the "Civil Rights Era" and was fun of enthusiastic social change, by focusing on its feature as the series of "from-the-bottom-up" local struggles. Unfortunately, due to the investigator's limited abihty, the report of the research results deals with only the "part I", that is, the movements in the late 1950s. However, a lot of appendixes are added to the report as the Sketch for the "part IT, namely the notes on the primary and secondary materials the investigator has so far read and the summaries of the interviews the investigator has made with the researchers and/or the ex-activists as well aS ex-politicians who were deeply concerned with the Civil Rights Movement Fortunately, the investigator. got the two-year extension of the grant under the title of "Research in the Civil Rights Movement by Oral Approach", Grant-in-Aid for. Scientific Research (C)(2), project number 13610462, so that he can tussle with the latter pal.i of the research. Let he have two more year to complete the general view of the Civil Rights Movement as the series of local Struggles.