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Author McMahon, Kevin J.

Title Reconsidering Roosevelt on race [electronic resource] : how the presidency paved the road to Brown / Kevin J. McMahon.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 298 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-285) and index.
Contents The day they drove old Dixie down -- The incongruities of reform : rights-centered liberalism and legal realism in the early New Deal years -- FDR's constitutional vision and the defeat of the court-packing plan : the modern presidency and the enemies of institutional reform -- Approving legislation for the people, preserving liberties--almost rewriting laws : the politics of creating the Roosevelt court -- A constitutional purge : Southern democracy, lynch law, and the Roosevelt Justice Department -- The commitment continues : Truman, Eisenhower, and the civil rights decisions -- The road the court trod.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Relations with African Americans.
United States. Supreme Court -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0226500861 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226500888 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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