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Groundwork : Charles Hamilton Houston and the struggle for civil rights

Author: Genna Rae McNeil
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The legal community is indebted to Dr. McNeil for her oustanding scholarship."--

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Hamilton Houston; Charles Hamilton Houston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Genna Rae McNeil
ISBN: 081227878X 9780812278781 0812211790 9780812211795
OCLC Number: 9153455
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago.
Includes indexes.
Description: xxv, 308 pages, [7] pages of plates : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Prologue to struggle: the formative years, 1829-1924 --
Part 2: Developing Cadres: the Howard years, 1924-1935 --
Part 3: Struggling on diverse fronts: the national years, 1935-1950.
Responsibility: Genna Rae McNeil.

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"McNeil has filled a vast void with this book, and students in contemporary American legal history owe her an immense debt."-Derrick A. Bell, New York University "Thanks now to Groundwork Houston's Read more...

 
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