312 pp., 6.14 x 9.21, notes, bibl., index
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4696-2545-4
Published: October 2015
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-2546-1
Published: August 2015
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-5481-2
Published: August 2019
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Unjust Deeds explores the origins and complex legacies of their dramatic campaign, culminating in a landmark Supreme Court victory in Shelley v. Kraemer (1948). Restoring this story to its proper place in the history of the black freedom struggle, Jeffrey D. Gonda's groundbreaking study provides a critical vantage point to the simultaneously personal, local, and national dimensions of legal activism in the twentieth century and offers a new understanding of the evolving legal fight against Jim Crow in neighborhoods and courtrooms across America.
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Jeffrey D. Gonda is associate professor of history in the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
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