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Reconsidering Roosevelt on race : how the presidency paved the road to Brown

Author: Kevin J McMahon
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The day they drove old Dixie down -- The incongruities of reform : rights-centered liberalism and legal realism in the early New Deal years -- FDR's constitutional vision and the defeat of the court-packing plan : the modern presidency and the enemies of institutional reform -- Approving legislation for the people, preserving liberties--almost rewriting laws : the politics of creating the Roosevelt court -- A  Read more...
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Named Person: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin J McMahon
ISBN: 0226500861 9780226500867 0226500888 9780226500881
OCLC Number: 719363401
Description: 1 online resource (x, 298 p.)
Responsibility: Kevin J. McMahon.

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McMahon demonstrates how FDR's goals of constructing a stronger presidency and undermining the power of conservative Southern Democrats dovetailed with his administration's efforts to seek racial  Read more...

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