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Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka: A Brief History with Documents

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Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka was one of the most important legal decisions in the US this century and the effects of desegregation and the legacy of the civil rights movement still greatly influence race relations today. Over thirty primary documents are here used to place the Brown case in its historical context with both contemporary and retrospective responses...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published April 15th 1998 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Jennifer Smoliga
liked the book. It is great to have a true understanding of how the court systems work and how long it took for any type of equal rights to be established in the US.
good summary/source of primary documents re. brown v board
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Waldo E. Martin Jr. is professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley. His scholarly and teaching interests include modern American history and culture with an emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; his principal areas of research and writing are African American intellectual and cultural history. He is the author of "A Change is Gonna Come": Black Movement, Culture, a...more
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