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Before Brown : Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the long road to justice / Gary M. Lavergne.

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Author/Creator:
Lavergne, Gary M., 1955-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
1st ed. - Austin : University of Texas Press, 2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 354 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-342) and index.
Contents:
  • Prologue
  • Of the great prophets
  • The cast of characters
  • Iron shoes
  • The shadow of failure
  • The second emancipation
  • A university of the first class
  • "A brash moment"
  • The great day
  • "Time is of essence"
  • "The tenderest feeling"
  • The basement school
  • A line in the dirt
  • "I don't believe in segregation"
  • The sociological argument
  • The house that Sweatt built
  • "Don't we have them on the run"
  • A shattered spirit
  • The big one
  • Why Sweatt won
  • Epilogue.
Series:
Jess and Bettry Jo Hay series
Jess and Betty Jo Hay series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0292722001
9780292722002
9780292784895
0292784899

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