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Representing the race : the creation of the civil rights lawyer / by Kenneth W. Mack.

Author/Creator:
Mack, Kenneth Walter, 1964-
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
330 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Alexander, Raymond Pace, 1897-1974.
Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell, 1898-1989.
African American lawyers -- Biography.
Cause lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
The idea of the representative Negro
Racial identity and the marketplace for lawyers
The role of the courtroom in an era of segregation
A shifting racial identity in a southern courtroom
Young Thurgood Marshall joins the brotherhood of the bar
A woman in a fraternity of lawyers
Things fall apart
The strange journey of Loren Miller
Pauli Murray searches for self, and finds a new idea
A lawyer as the face of integration in postwar America.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780674046870 (alk. paper)
0674046870 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
756377488