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Author Wertheimer, John, 1963-

Title Law and society in the South [electronic resource] : a history of North Carolina court cases / John W. Wertheimer.

Imprint Lexington, Ky. : Univ. Press of Kentucky, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 282 pages).
Series New directions in southern history
New directions in southern history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-266) and index.
Contents White couples and "mulatto" babies : Jacksonian age divorce and democratization -- A former slave and his White wife during reconstruction : the case of Pinkney and Sarah Ross -- De jure housing segregation in progressive era Winston-Salem : the case of William Darnell -- Evolution and defamation : the case of Reverend J.R. Pentuff -- "Escape of the match-strikers" : the Samarcand arson case of 1931 -- Padlocking Greenwich Village : urbanization and public nuisance law -- Reading and the right to vote: James R. Walker Jr. and North Carolina's literacy test -- Native Americans and school desegregation : the Chavis case in Robeson County.
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Subject Law -- Social aspects -- North Carolina -- History.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- North Carolina -- History.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- North Carolina -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Wertheimer, John, 1963- Law and society in the South. Lexington, Ky. : Univ. Press of Kentucky, ©2009 9780813125350 0813125359 (DLC) 2009005659 (OCoLC)261177177
ISBN 9780813173313 (electronic bk.)
0813173310 (electronic bk.)
9780813125350 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0813125359 (hardcover ; alk. paper)