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Unfinished business [electronic resource] : racial equality in American history / Michael J. Klarman.

By: Klarman, Michael J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Inalienable rights series: Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xx, 239 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780198041382 (electronic bk.); 0198041381 (electronic bk.); 0195304284 (Cloth); 9780195304282 (Cloth).Subject(s): United States -- Race relations | Equality -- United States -- History | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies | Rassenfrage | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Unfinished business.DDC classification: 305.896/073 Other classification: MS 3530 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. The founding -- 2. The antebellum period -- 3. The Civil War and Reconstruction -- 4. Retreat from Reconstruction -- 5. White supremacy ascendant -- 6. The Progressive Era -- 7. Between the World Wars -- 8. World War II -- 9. Brown v. Board of Education -- 10. The civil rights era -- 11. To the present.
Summary: Michael J. Klarman, author of From Jim Crow to Civil Rights, which won the prestigious Bancroft Prize in American History, is one of the leading authorities on the history of civil rights law in the United States. In Unfinished Business, he illuminates the course of racial equality in America, revealing that we have made less progress than we like to think. Indeed, African Americans have had to fight for everything they have achieved.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-230) and index.

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1. The founding -- 2. The antebellum period -- 3. The Civil War and Reconstruction -- 4. Retreat from Reconstruction -- 5. White supremacy ascendant -- 6. The Progressive Era -- 7. Between the World Wars -- 8. World War II -- 9. Brown v. Board of Education -- 10. The civil rights era -- 11. To the present.

Michael J. Klarman, author of From Jim Crow to Civil Rights, which won the prestigious Bancroft Prize in American History, is one of the leading authorities on the history of civil rights law in the United States. In Unfinished Business, he illuminates the course of racial equality in America, revealing that we have made less progress than we like to think. Indeed, African Americans have had to fight for everything they have achieved.

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