From the Grassroots to the Supreme Court: Brown V. Board of Education and American Democracy
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BeschreibungCombines legal and historical analysis to address the implications of "Brown v. Board of Education," showing that the resolution of racial segregation in schools transformed the lives of ordinary citizens in broader ways than has previously been ass
PortraitPeter F. Lau is an independent scholar who earned his doctorate in history from Rutgers University. He has taught at Rutgers and the University of Rhode Island. Currently he is teaching history at Lincoln School in Providence, Rhode Island.
Pressestimmen"This book does a wonderful job of bringing history to life by revealing the human stories behind the Supreme Court's famous decision. Each contribution offers a rich and textured picture of how Brown touched individual lives, prompting hope, fear, courage, and despair." Rachel Moran, author of Interracial Intimacy: The Regulation of Race and Romance
Untertitel: 'Constitutional Conflicts'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2004
Seitenanzahl: 432 Seiten