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Author Hoffer, Williamjames.

Title Plessy v. Ferguson : race and inequality in Jim Crow America / Williamjames Hull Hoffer.

Published Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2012.
 Law Library - First Floor  KF223.P56 H64 2012     AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 219 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Landmark law cases & American society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-201) and index.
Contents The Crescent City -- An odious law -- The long road to the high court -- A segregated court -- Plessy's world.
Summary "Six decades before Rosa Parks boarded her fateful bus, another traveler in the Deep South tried to strike a blow against racial discrimination--but ultimately fell short of that goal, leading to the Supreme Court's landmark 1896 decision in Plessy v. Ferguson. Now Williamjames Hull Hoffer vividly details the origins, litigation, opinions, and aftermath of this notorious case"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Plessy, Homer Adolph -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Segregation in transportation -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana -- History.
Louisiana -- Race relations -- History.
Segregation -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations -- History.
Other Title Plessy versus Ferguson
ISBN 9780700618460 (cloth : alk. paper)
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