David Howard Pitney

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David Howard Pitney is an American historian, notable for his works on the civil rights struggles of the 1950s and 1960s.

Life[edit]

He was born and raised in Oregon, United States.[citation needed] He went to Oregon State University, attended History Graduate school in Minnesota, and has lived in California since 1986.[citation needed] He is an American historian who has taught at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, San Jose State University, and at De Anza College. He is now retired and living in Cupertino, CA.[citation needed] He has authored several historical books and articles, including "The African-Amerian Jeremiad" and "Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and the Civil Rights Struggle of the 1950s and 1960s."

Career[edit]

He has taught American history and American studies at San Jose State University and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He is now professor and history department chair of De Anza College.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

His books include:[1]

  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and the Civil Rights Struggle of the 1950s and 1960s: A Brief History with Documents (2004, Bedford/St Martin's: ISBN 978-0312395056)
  • Afro-American Jeremiad
  • Black Protest and the Great Migration & Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and the Civil Rights Struggle of the 1950s
  • Muckraking & Scopes Trial & Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X and the Civil Rights Struggle of the 1950s and 1960s

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