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Black Labor and the American Legal System

Race, Work, and the Law

by Herbert Hill

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Published by Univ of Wisconsin Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Employment & labour law,
  • Employment & unemployment,
  • USA,
  • Civil Procedure,
  • Employment Of Blacks,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • African Americans,
  • Discrimination in employment,
  • Employment,
  • History,
  • Law and legislation,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10316906M
    ISBN 100299105903
    ISBN 109780299105907


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The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. Description. Race, Work, and the Law. by Herbert Hill University of Wisconsin Press. Covering the period from the abolition of slavery through the events that preceded and affected the adoption of the Civil Rights Act ofBlack Labor and the American Legal System examines the major legislative and legal developments relating to the employment discrimination.

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