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The great dissenter : the story of John Marshall Harlan, America's judicial hero

text The great dissenter : the story of John Marshall Harlan, America's judicial hero

Summary

"The definitive, sweeping biography of an American hero who stood against all the forces of Gilded Age America to fight for civil rights and economic freedom: Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan"--

Contents
A father's prophecy -- Journey into the heart of slavery -- Faith and the founding fathers -- Dread and Dred Scott -- The soul of Kentucky -- John vs. John -- "Knowledge is power" -- John, Robert and Benjamin -- "Do-do take care" -- Destiny -- St... Read more
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609 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Simon & Schuster 2021

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