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Landmark law cases & American society.
"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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-201) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The Crescent City An odious law The long road to the high court Plessy's world.
KF223.P56 H64 2012
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas,