Recasting American Liberty: Gender, Race, Law, and the Railroad Revolution, 1865-1920 / Edition 1by Barbara Young Welke
This 2001 book considers the role railroads and streetcars played in transforming the conditions of individual liberty in America.See more details below
This 2001 book considers the role railroads and streetcars played in transforming the conditions of individual liberty in America.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)
Table of Contents
Part I. The Body: Accidental Injury: 1. The railway journey (i): the technological transformation; 2. Gendered journeys (i): physical vulnerability; 3. The law of accidental injury; Junction: pain and suffering; Part II. Mind and Body: Nervous Shock: 4. The railway journey (ii): the psychological transformation; 5. Gendered journeys (ii): psychological vulnerability; 6. The law of nervous shock; Junction: truth, legal storytelling, and the performance of injury; Part III. Person: Racial Segregation: 7. The Railway journey (iii): the spatial transformation; 8. Gendered journeys (iii): status vulnerability; 9. The law of racial segregation.
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