Civil rights in the shadow of slavery : the Constitution, common law, and the Civil Rights Act of 1866 / George Rutherglen.

The author begins with the birth of civil rights - the circumstances, acts and legacy of the 39th Congress, constitutional origins, passage and structure of the Act, moves through the Fourteenth Amendment and into restrictive interpretations and quiescent years, and finishes with a chapter on discer...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rutherglen, George (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford [UK] ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Online Access:Click for online access