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Brown v. Board of Education and the civil rights movement abridged edition of "From Jim Crow to civil rights : the Supreme Court and the struggle for racial equality " by Michael J. Klarman

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Brown, Oliver, -- 1918- -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • United States. -- Supreme Court,
  • Topeka (Kan.). -- Board of Education -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Segregation -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesBrown versus Board of Education and the civil rights movement
Statementby Michael J. Klarman.
GenreTrials, litigation, etc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4757 .K58 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17931021M
ISBN 100195307461, 0195307631
ISBN 109780195307467, 9780195307634
LC Control Number2006028068

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