Plessy v. Ferguson : race and inequality in Jim Crow America /

"Six decades before Rosa Parks boarded her fateful bus, another traveler in the Deep South tried to strike a blow against racial discrimination--but ultimately fell short of that goal, leading to the Supreme Court's landmark 1896 decision in Plessy v. Ferguson. Now Williamjames Hull Hoffer...

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Main Author: Hoffer, Williamjames.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2012.
Series: Landmark law cases & American society.
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246 3 |a Plessy versus Ferguson 
260 |a Lawrence, Kan. :  |b University Press of Kansas,  |c c2012. 
300 |a ix, 219 p. ;  |c 23 cm. 
490 1 |a Landmark law cases & American society 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a The Crescent City -- An odious law -- The long road to the high court -- A segregated court -- Plessy's world. 
520 |a "Six decades before Rosa Parks boarded her fateful bus, another traveler in the Deep South tried to strike a blow against racial discrimination--but ultimately fell short of that goal, leading to the Supreme Court's landmark 1896 decision in Plessy v. Ferguson. Now Williamjames Hull Hoffer vividly details the origins, litigation, opinions, and aftermath of this notorious case"--Provided by publisher. 
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651 0 |a Louisiana  |x Race relations  |x History. 
650 0 |a Segregation  |x Law and legislation  |z United States  |x History. 
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