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Author McLaughlin-Stonham, Hilary, author.

Title From slavery to civil rights : on the streetcars of New Orleans 1830s-present / Hilary Mc Laughlin-Stonham.

Publication Info. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2020.

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 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xi, 257 pages) : illustrations, maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Liverpool studies in international slavery ; 17
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-250) and index.
Contents 1. Legal and social colour distinctions in antebellum Louisiana -- 2. Streetcars and protest -- 3. The rise of white supremacy -- 4. Streetcars and the end of colour -- 5. Resistance and compliance -- 6. Conclusion.
Note Print version record.
Summary As a window into New Orleans society, From Slavery to Civil Rights chronicles segregation on the streetcars of New Orleans over two centuries and discovers the impact of local and national events on a segregated system that was, at times, both surprisingly rigid and elastic over the period.
Subject Segregation in transportation -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Segregation in transportation -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Electric railroads -- Cars -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Ségrégation dans le transport -- Louisiane -- La Nouvelle-Orléans -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Ségrégation dans le transport -- Louisiane -- La Nouvelle-Orléans -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Noirs américains -- Louisiane -- La Nouvelle-Orléans.
Noirs américains -- Droits -- Louisiane -- La Nouvelle-Orléans.
Chemins de fer électriques -- Wagons -- Louisiane -- La Nouvelle-Orléans -- Histoire.
African Americans -- Civil rights. (OCoLC)fst00799575
African Americans (OCoLC)fst00799558
Electric railroads -- Cars (OCoLC)fst00905775
Race relations (OCoLC)fst01086509
Segregation in transportation (OCoLC)fst01111234
Louisiana -- New Orleans (OCoLC)fst01204311
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: MC LAUGHLIN-STONHAM, HILARY. FROM SLAVERY TO CIVIL RIGHTS. [Place of publication not identified] LIVERPOOL UNIV Press, 2020 1789622247 (OCoLC)1144097842
ISBN 9781789622584 (electronic bk.)
1789622581 (electronic bk.)
1789622247
9781789622249
9781800348554 (pbk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000068006487
UKMGB 019961311

 
    
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