Plessy v. Ferguson : race and inequality in Jim Crow America (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Plessy v. Ferguson : race and inequality in Jim Crow America

Author: Williamjames Hoffer
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2012.
Series: Landmark law cases & American society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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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Genre/Form: History
Trial and arbitral proceedings
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Homer Adolph Plessy; Homer Adolph Plessy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Williamjames Hoffer
ISBN: 9780700618460 0700618465 9780700618477 0700618473
OCLC Number: 760979096
Description: ix, 219 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Crescent City --
An odious law --
The long road to the high court --
A segregated court --
Plessy's world.
Series Title: Landmark law cases & American society.
Other Titles: Plessy versus Ferguson
Responsibility: Williamjames Hull Hoffer.

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