Martin Luther King Jr.: A Reference Guide to His Life and Works allows the reader to explore not just the facets of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s career but the network of associates across the Civil Rights Movement that enabled him to move forward with his campaigns for racial justice. Drawing on wide-ranging scholarship, the volume allows the reader to understand King in the context of his times. It features a chronology, an introduction that briefly covers his life, a comprehensive bibliography, and a dictionary section with entries on people, places, and events related to him.
Peter J. Ling is emeritus professor of American studies at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of Martin Luther King, Jr. and John F. Kennedy in the Rouledge Historical Biography series.
Dave Deverick is lecturer in American politics at De Montfort University and has contributed to books on Reconstruction, and The Encyclopedia of Leadership.
2/10/22, Choice: This book was featured in a roundup of upcoming titles in African American studies for 2022.