Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Jeffrey D. Gonda (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$27.95
Publisher
University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date
August 01, 2019
Pages
312
Dimensions
6.14 X 9.21 X 0.7 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781469654812

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About the Author

Jeffrey D. Gonda is associate professor of history in the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs at Syracuse University.

Reviews

An examination of the simultaneously personal, local, and national dimensions of legal activism in the twentieth century.--Law & Social Inquiry


A highly readable, well argued, and ultimately convincing reappraisal of the significance of restrictive covenant cases in modern American history.--Journal of Social History


Gonda's valuable contribution underscores the formidable movement to counter housing discrimination, an area of research long neglected.--Journal of Southern History


Raises fundamental philosophical questions that are sure to inspire conversation and debate.---Missouri Historical Review


Well written and argued, Unjust Deeds adds important details to the story of the black freedom struggle.--Journal of American History