Law and Society in the South: A History of North Carolina Court Cases
By: John Wertheimer (author)Hardback
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Law and Society in the South reconstructs eight pivotal legal disputes heard in North Carolina courts between the 1830s and the 1970s and examines some of the most controversial issues of southern history, including white supremacy and race relations, the teaching of evolution in public schools, and Prohibition. Finally, the book explores the various ways in which law and society interacted in the South during the civil rights era. The voices of racial minorities - some urging integration, others opposing it - grew more audible within the legal system during this time. ""Law and Society in the South"" divulges the true nature of the courts: as the unpredictable venues of intense battles between southerners as they experienced dramatic changes in their governing values.
John Wertheimer is professor of history at Davidson College.
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