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Author Wallenstein, Peter.

Title Blue laws and Black codes [electronic resource] : conflict, courts, and change in twentieth-century Virginia / Peter Wallenstein.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2004.

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Description xi, 270 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-254) and index.
Contents The case of the laborer from Louisa : conscripts, convicts, and public roads, 1890s-1920s -- Necessity, charity, and a sabbath : citizens, courts, and Sunday closing laws, 1920s-1980s -- These new and strange beings : race, sex, and the legal profession, 1870s-1970s -- The siege against segregation : Black Virginians and the law of civil rights -- To sit or not to sit : scenes in Richmond from the civil rights movement -- Racial identity and the crime of marriage : the view from twentieth-century Virginia -- Power and policy in an American state : federal courts, political rights, and policy outcomes -- From Harry Byrd to Douglas Wilder : gender, race, and judgeships.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Law -- Virginia -- History.
Civil rights -- Virginia -- History.
Social change -- Virginia -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0813922607 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813922615 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813922607
9780813924878 (e-book)

 
    
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