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The alchemy of race and rights

Author: Patricia J Williams
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. Harvard Univ. Press 1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8. printingView all editions and formats

Patricia Williams is a lawyer and a professor of commercial law, the great-great-granddaughter of a slave and a white southern lawyer. The Alchemy of Race and Rights is an eloquent autobiographical  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia J Williams
ISBN: 0674014707 9780674014701 0674014715 9780674014718
OCLC Number: 247141111
Description: 263 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: PART I: Excluding Voices: A Necklace of Thoughts on the Ideology of Style 1. The Brass Ring and the Deep Blue Sea 2. Gilded Lilies and Liberal Guilt 3. The Death of the Profane PART II: Trial by Text: A Sequence of Sublimation 4. Teleology on the Rocks 5. Crimes Without Passion 6. The Obliging Shell PART III: Ladder to the Light: A Series of Hinged Turning Points 7. Fire and Ice 8. The Pain of Word Bondage 9. Mirrors and Windows PART IV: The Incorruptible Simplicity of Being: A String of Crystalline Paroles 10. Owning the Self in a Disowned World 11. Arm's-Length Intimacies 12. On Being the Object of Property Notes A Word on Categories Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Patricia J. Williams


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Williams is an original and imaginative mind, an unstultified, insubordinate thinker who jumps off cliffs and lands on her feet, who flies close to the sun and never melts her wings. She accomplishes Read more...

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