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Blue laws and Black codes : conflict, courts, and change in twentieth-century Virginia / Peter Wallenstein.

Author/creator Wallenstein, Peter
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoCharlottesville : University of Virginia Press,
Descriptionxi, 270 p. ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents The case of the laborer from Louisa : conscripts, convicts, and public roads, 1890s-1920s -- Necessity, charity, and a sabbath : citizens, courts, and Sunday closing laws, 1920s-1980s -- These new and strange beings : race, sex, and the legal profession, 1870s-1970s -- The siege against segregation : Black Virginians and the law of civil rights -- To sit or not to sit : scenes in Richmond from the civil rights movement -- Racial identity and the crime of marriage : the view from twentieth-century Virginia -- Power and policy in an American state : federal courts, political rights, and policy outcomes -- From Harry Byrd to Douglas Wilder : gender, race, and judgeships.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 217-254) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2003015695
ISBN0813922607 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0813922615 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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