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The struggle for racial equality

Henry Steele Commager

The struggle for racial equality

a documentary record

by Henry Steele Commager

  • 212 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Civil rights.,
    • United States -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementselected and edited by Henry Steele Commager.
      SeriesHarper torchbooks. The Academy library,, TB1300
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.61 .C72
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 260 p.
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5538446M
      LC Control Number67015626
      OCLC/WorldCa170146

        From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality available in Paperback, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book! Among the hundreds of recent books on the history of civil rights and race relations, Klarman's is one of the most original, provocative, and illuminating, with fresh evidence and fresh Brand: Oxford University Press. Read this book on Questia. From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality by Michael J. Klarman, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality .

      FROM JIM CROW TO CIVIL RIGHTS: THE SUPREME COURT AND THE STRUGGLE FOR RACIAL EQUALITY. By Michael J. Klarman. New York: Oxford University Press, Scholars writing about black-white relations in the United States typically offer either optimistic or pessimistic narratives.   The Hardcover of the Toward Freedom Land: The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America by Harvard Sitkoff at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Pages:

      Powerfully synthesizing major currents in the field, this book addresses the issue of inequality across American politics and society, using race as a lens for the exploration of major themes in Ameri. The Struggle for Racial Equality in Oberlin, Ohio by Gary Kornblith by Carol Lasser.


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Pulitzer Prize–winning historian James McPherson explores the role played by rights activists during and after the Civil War, and their evolution from despised fanatics into influential spokespersons for the radical wing .