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We shall overcome : a history of civil rights and the law

Author: Alexander Tsesis
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite America's commitment to civil rights from the earliest days of nationhood, examples of injustices against minorities stain many pages of U.S. history. The battle for racial, ethnic, and gender fairness remains unfinished. This comprehensive book t.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Computer network resources
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tsesis, Alexander.
We shall overcome.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007035452
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Tsesis
ISBN: 9780300145311 0300145314 1282088653 9781282088658
OCLC Number: 567973958
Description: 1 online resource (x, 369 pages)
Contents: Liberty through revolution --
Constitutional republic of equals? --
The controversy about slavery --
Sectional compromise and national conflict --
Reconstructing the American dream --
Unraveling constitutional reconstruction --
Political restrictions and developments --
Progressive transitions --
Rights in the regulatory state --
The war against tyranny --
Expanding civil rights --
The Warren court's achievements --
Sketches of the continuing legal effort.
Responsibility: Alexander Tsesis.

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"Alexander Tsesis is assistant professor of law, Loyola University School of Law. His previous books include The Thirteenth Amendment and American Freedom: A Legal History and Destructive Messages: Read more...

 
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