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Black Resistance, White Law A History of Constitutional Racism in America

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ISBN-10: 0140232982

ISBN-13: 9780140232981

Edition: 1994

Authors: Mary Frances Berry, Mary Frances Berry

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface
Foundations of Repression
The Law of Black Suppression
Defiant Slaves and Defiant States
The Seminole War as a Black Freedom Movement: Phase One
The Seminole War as a Black Freedom Movement: Phase Two
Abolition and the Abrogation of Civil Liberties
Controlling Blacks During the Civil War
The Bottom Remains on the Bottom
Changing Modes of Oppression: 1877-1900
Riots, Lynchings, and Federal Quiescence
Moving Off Dead Center
The Illusion of a New Era
Toward Federal Protection
The States Act Despite Themselves
Riots, Rebellion, and Repression
Protests and Renewed Violence
More Rebellion and Repression
Still the "Disquieting" Presence
Notes
Bibliographical Note
Appendix: Excerpts from the United States Code
Index