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Author Elinson, Elaine.

Title Wherever there's a fight : how runaway slaves, suffragists, immigrants, strikers, and poets shaped civil liberties in California / Elaine Elinson and Stan Yogi.

Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : Heyday Books, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  323.09794 El43w 2009    ---  Available
Description xi, 498 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Staking our claim : the law in early California -- In a strange land : the rights of immigrants -- An injury to all : the rights of workers -- Under color of law : the fight for racial equality -- Holding up half the sky : the rights of women -- The right not to remain silent : dissent -- Mightier than the sword : the right to free expression -- Keeping the faith : the right to religious freedom -- That dare not speak its name : the rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people -- Breaking down barriers : the rights of people with disabilities -- The wrong side of the law : criminal justice -- Behind barbed wire : World War II removal and incarceration.
Subject Minorities -- Civil rights -- California -- History.
Civil rights -- California -- History.
California -- Social conditions.
California -- Ethnic relations.
Added Author Yogi, Stan.
ISBN 9781597141147 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1597141143 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. QBX a 09000433

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