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Separate : the story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's journey from slavery to segregation / Steve Luxenberg.

Luxenberg, Steve, (author.).
Book Book (2019.)
Description: pages cm
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2019.
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  • ISBN: 9780393239379 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0393239373 (hardcover)
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Taking their seats : Massachusetts, 1838/1843 -- Harlan of Kentucky : 1853/1857 -- Brown of New England : 1856/1857 -- Tourgee of Ohio : 1858/1860 -- The free people of color : New 0rleans, 1860 -- "The Harlan name" : Kentucky, 1858/1862 -- "A war of which no man can see the end" : Brown in Detroit, 1860/1864 -- "For this I am willing to die" : Tourgee on the march, 1861/1863 -- "Claim your rights" : New Orleans and Washington, 1863/1864 -- Choosing sides : Harlan in Kentucky, 1865/1871 -- "A taste for judicial life" : Brown in Detroit, 1866/1872 -- Tourgee goes South : North Carolina, 1865/1870 -- Equal but separate : New Orleans and the north, 1867/1871 -- "Is not Harlan the man?" : Kentucky and Washington, 1875/1878 -- "Uncongenial strifes" : Brown and Tourgee, 1875/1879 -- Fool's errand : north and south, 1880/1883 -- The color line sharpens : 1883/1888 -- "The Negro question" : Mayville, Washington, and New Orleans, 1889/1890 -- "On behalf of 7,999,999 of my race" : New Orleans, Mayville, Detroit, and Washington, 1890/1891 -- Arrest : Mayville and New Orleans, 1892/1893 -- "You are fighting a great battle" : Washington, Mayville, and New Orleans, 1893/1895 -- In the nature of things : March, April, May 1896 -- Epilogue.
Summary:
Documents the story of the infamous nineteenth-century Supreme Court ruling in favor of segregation, tracing the half-century of history that shaped the ruling and the reverberations that are still being felt today.
Citation: Luxenberg, Steve. "Separate : the story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's journey from slavery to segregation." New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2019.

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