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Representing the Race

The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer

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$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674416956

Publication Date: 09/01/2014

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352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Idea of the Representative Negro
  • 2. Racial Identity and the Marketplace for Lawyers
  • 3. The Role of the Courtroom in an Era of Segregation
  • 4. A Shifting Racial Identity in a Southern Courtroom
  • 5. Young Thurgood Marshall Joins the Brotherhood of the Bar
  • 6. A Woman in a Fraternity of Lawyers
  • 7. Things Fall Apart
  • 8. The Strange Journey of Loren Miller
  • 9. The Trials of Pauli Murray
  • 10. A Lawyer as the Face of Integration in Postwar America
  • Conclusion: Race and Representation in a New Century
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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