We shall overcome : a history of civil rights and the law

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tsesis, Alexander.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Liberty through revolution
  • Constitutional republic of equals?
  • The controversy about slavery
  • Sectional compromise and national conflict
  • Reconstructing the American dream
  • Unraveling constitutional reconstruction
  • Political restrictions and developments
  • Progressive transitions
  • Rights in the regulatory state
  • The war against tyranny
  • Expanding civil rights
  • The Warren court's achievements
  • Sketches of the continuing legal effort.