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Title:
A history of affirmative action, 1619-2000
Author:
Rubio, Philip F.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xvi, 327 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
"No rights which the white man is bound to respect" : bonded labor, white preferences and quotas, and American citizenship debates, 1619-1861 -- "The special favorite of the laws" : Civil War, Reconstruction, and America's first "affirmative action programs, " 1861-77 -- Black nadir, white labor : segregation, immigration, and how the Polish became "white" in America, 1877-1933 -- "We want something that is ... affirmative" : black labor confronts the New (white) Deal, 1933-1945 -- "The evil that FHA did ...." : white suburbs, "negro quotas, " red scares, and black demands, 1945-55 -- "It was something that was hard to describe" : black movement, white reaction, and affirmative action from the civil rights movement to Reagan-Bush, 1955-93 -- "And the last shall be first" : black reparations, white ambivalence, and historical memory, 1993-2000.
ISBN:
9781578063543

9781578063550
Format :
Book