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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

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The Plessy Case New ed

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ISBN13: 9780195056846
ISBN: 0195056841
Published: May 1989
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99

In 1896 the U.S. Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson upheld 'equal but separate accommodations for the white and colored races' on all passenger railways within the state of Louisiana. In this account, which has implications for present-day America, Lofgren traces the roots of this landmark case in the post-Civil War South, stressing the constitutional, legal, and intellectual premises that shaped this episode.

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