Black Trials: Citizenship from the Beginnings of Slavery to the End of Caste
From a brilliant young legal scholar comes this sweeping history of American ideas of belonging and citizenship, told through the stories of fourteen legal cases that helped to shape our nation.
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Weiner (law, Rutgers Univ., Newark) deploys a provocative series of stories to place in a web of historical, legal, and social significance 14 trials treating blacks' status in America. Sweeping from ... Read full review