According to our hearts : Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the law of the multiracial family (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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According to our hearts : Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the law of the multiracial family

Author: Angela Onwuachi-Willig
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'According to Our Hearts' looks at what it means to be a multiracial couple in the United States today. It begins with a look back at a 1925 case in which a two-month marriage ends with a man suing his wife for misrepresentation of her race, and shows how our society has yet to come to terms with interracial marriage. Angela Onwuachi-Willig examines the issue by drawing from a variety of sources, including her own  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Onwuachi-Willig, Angela.
According to our hearts.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012044511
(OCoLC)813921266
Named Person: Leonard Kip Rhinelander; Alice Beatrice Jones; Alice Beatrice Jones; Leonard Kip Rhinelander
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Onwuachi-Willig
ISBN: 9780300166880 0300166885
OCLC Number: 847526889
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 325 pages)
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Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
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1 A Beautiful Affair --
2 Openings and a Closing: Shutting the Door on Reconciliation --
3 Testimonies --
4 A Verdict against the Heart --
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5 Understanding the Black and White of Love --
6 Living in Placelessness --
7 Collective Discrimination --
8 Reflections in Black and White, and Where We Go from Here --
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Begins with a look back at a 1925 case in which a two-month marriage ends with a man suing his wife for misrepresentation of her race, and shows how our society has yet to come to terms with  Read more...

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"Onwuachi-Willig has penned a wonderful book on the historical complexities of what it means to be a multiracial couple in the U.S. . . . an essential book for anyone interested in how race has been Read more...

 
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