The presidency and the politics of racial inequality : nation-keeping from 1831 to 1965 /

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Main Author: Riley, Russell L. 1911-
Format: Book
Published:New York : Columbia University Press, c1999.
Series:Power, conflict, and democracy.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Abolition
  • Chapter 1. The Origins and Politics of Abolition
  • Chapter 2. A Thirty Years "War": The Presidency and the Abolitionists
  • Chapter 3. The Making of a Great Emancipator
  • Part 2. Civil Rights
  • Chapter 4. From Reconstruction to the Great Depression: Latency Years
  • Chapter 5. The Rise of Black Political Power: Roosevelt and Truman
  • Chapter 6. Race Returns to Center Stage: The Eisenhower Years
  • Chapter 7. Emancipation Act II: Pressures and Conversion 1961-1965
  • Chapter 8. The Presidency Leadership, and Racial Equality: An Overview

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