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

Author/creator Luxenberg, Steve author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2019]
Copyright Notice ©2019
Descriptionxxii, 600 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
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.
Abstract 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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 571-579) and index.
Genre/formHistory.
Genre/formNonfiction.
LCCN 2018043111
ISBN9780393239379 (hardcover)
ISBN0393239373 (hardcover)

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