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The age of Jim Crow

a Norton casebook in history

by Jane Dailey

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Segregation -- Southern States -- History -- Sources,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- Sources,
  • African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Southern States -- History -- Sources,
  • Racism -- Southern States -- History -- Sources,
  • Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[compiled by] Jane Dailey.
    GenreSources.
    SeriesNorton casebooks in history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.61 .D23 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22528100M
    ISBN 109780393927580
    LC Control Number2008038536
    OCLC/WorldCa150357284

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