Race Relations and the Law in American History: Major Historical Interpretations
Garland Pub., 1987 - African Americans - 655 pages
This work is a collection of essays examining the racial issues in the constitutional and legal history of the United States after slavery. The historical evolution of legally imposed racial classification is discussed in the book.
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