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FB-52466-06
In Quest of a Color-Blind America: The Life and Times of Albion Tourgée
Mark Elliott, Wagner College

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Color Blind Justice: Albion Tourgée and the Quest for Racial Equality from the Civil War to Plessy v.Ferguson (Book)
Title: Color Blind Justice: Albion Tourgée and the Quest for Racial Equality from the Civil War to Plessy v.Ferguson
Author: Elliott, Mark Emory
Year: 2006
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/isbn//9780195181395
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780195181395

Color-Blind Justice: Albion Tourgee and the Quest for Racial Equality from the Civil War to Plessy v. Ferguson (Book)
Title: Color-Blind Justice: Albion Tourgee and the Quest for Racial Equality from the Civil War to Plessy v. Ferguson
Author: Mark Elliott
Abstract: Civil War officer, Reconstruction "carpetbagger," best-selling novelist, and relentless champion of equal rights--Albion Tourgee battled his entire life for racial justice. Now, in this engaging biography, Mark Elliott offers an insightful portrait of a fearless lawyer, jurist, and writer, who fought for equality long after most Americans had abandoned the ideals of Reconstruction. Elliott provides a fascinating account of Tourgee's life, from his childhood in the Western Reserve region of Ohio (then a hotbed of abolitionism), to his years as a North Carolina judge during Reconstruction, to his memorable role as lead plaintiff's counsel in the landmark Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson. Tourgee's brief coined the phrase that justice should be "color-blind," and his career was one long campaign to make good on that belief. A redoubtable lawyer and an accomplished jurist, Tourgee's writings represent a mountain of dissent against the prevailing tide of racial oppression. A poignant and inspiring study in courage and conviction, Color-Blind Justice offers us an unforgettable portrayal of Albion Tourgee and the principles to which he dedicated his life
Year: 2006
Primary URL: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/color-blind-justice-9780195181395?cc=us&lang=en&
Primary URL Description: Oxford Press site
Secondary URL: https://www.worldcat.org/title/color-blind-justice-albion-tourgee-and-the-quest-for-racial-equality-from-the-civil-war-to-plessy-v-ferguson/oclc/433319280?referer=br&ht=edition
Secondary URL Description: worldcat
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780195181395
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes


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