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The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America / Richard Rothstein.

Rothstein, Richard, (author.).

Available copies

  • 18 of 34 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

Current holds

2 current holds with 34 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hudson (Fontana) 305.8 ROT (Text) 39493108419708 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/08/2020
Macon County Public Library 305.8 R (Text) 39493108701790 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Marianna Black Library 305.800973 R (Text) 39493108644578 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631492853
  • ISBN: 1631492853
  • ISBN: 9781631494536
  • ISBN: 1631494538
  • Physical Description: xvii, 345 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York ; Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-320) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Richard Rothstein explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation--that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of private institutions like banks and real estate agencies. Rather, The Color of Law incontrovertibly makes it clear that it was de jure segregation--the laws and policy decisions passed by local, state, and federal governments--that actually promoted the discriminatory patterns that continue to this day"--Jacket.
Subject: Segregation > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Segregation > History > 20th century.
Discrimination in housing > Government policy > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.

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