Separate and Unequal

Public School Campaigns and Racism in the Southern Seaboard States, 1901-1915

By Louis R. Harlan

304 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-6758-7
    Published: January 2011
  • E-book EPUB ISBN: 978-0-8078-7973-3
    Published: October 2010
  • E-book PDF ISBN: 979-8-8908-7620-1
    Published: October 2010

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This is a revealing study of the crucial period in the educational development of the South as it involved the separate but equal" doctrine. It is based on extensive research in newspapers, public documents, official reports, and manuscripts, and it provides detailed evidence that the states studied ignored their obligations to black schools under this doctrine."

Originally published in 1958.

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