Racism and the law the legacy and lessons of Plessy

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .

Written in English

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  • United States


  • Plessy, Homer Adolph -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Segregation in transportation -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana -- History,
  • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History

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Book details

Other titlesLegacy and lessons of Plessy
Statementedited by Gerald J. Postema.
ContributionsPostema, Gerald J.
LC ClassificationsKF223.P56 R33 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. ;
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL311182M
ISBN 100792346653
LC Control Number97221280

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