Encyclopaedia of Civil Rights in America: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Encyclopaedia of Civil Rights in America

1st Edition

By Samuel D Bradley, Shelley Fisher Fishkin


1,146 pages

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Hardback: 9780765680006
pub: 1997-10-31
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"The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America" is a comprehensive reference source on the human rights and civil liberties that are legally recognized in the US. The US Consitution and the Bill of Rights define individual rights for Americans. The successive amendments to the Constitution and Supreme Court decisions further define these rights and relationships while protecting the individual citizen in an ever changing society. "The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America" presents students with lucid, enlightening essays on these fundamental documents, court decisions and laws, while examining the aspects of public and private life they serve to protect, and highlighting those individuals who are and have been influential in defining and interpreting civil rights. It is organized in an easy to use A-Z format, from Abolitionists to the contemporary Zoot Suits riots.

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This book introduces the major works and debates in Chinese children's literature within the framework of China's revolution and modernization. It demonstrates that the guiding rationale in children's literature was the political importance of children as the nation's future.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LITERARY CRITICISM / Children's Literature