How Free Is Free?: The Long Death of Jim Crow

How Free Is Free?: The Long Death of Jim Crow

by Leon F. Litwack
     
 

Despite two major efforts to reconstruct race relations, injustices remain. From the height of Jim Crow to the early twenty-first century, struggles over racism persist despite court decisions and legislation. Although a painful history to confront, Litwack’s book inspires as it probes the enduring story of racial inequality and the ongoing fight for freedom in… See more details below

Overview

Despite two major efforts to reconstruct race relations, injustices remain. From the height of Jim Crow to the early twenty-first century, struggles over racism persist despite court decisions and legislation. Although a painful history to confront, Litwack’s book inspires as it probes the enduring story of racial inequality and the ongoing fight for freedom in black America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674031524
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
02/15/2009
Series:
Nathan I. Huggins Lectures Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
350,043
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

  • Contents

  1. High Water Everywhere
  2. Never Turn Back
  3. Fight the Power

  • Notes
  • Index

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