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Published: 28 December 2017

360 Pages | 8 hts

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780190249182


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Litigating Across the Color Line

Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Melissa Milewski

  • Shows how ordinary African Americans were able to negotiate and make gains in the US court system even before Civil Rights
  • Complicates white supremacy by examining why white southerners sometimes supported black litigants in court
  • Draws on new archival sources and databases to give a wide-angle view of the legal activity of African Americans in the South
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