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Author Bottoms, D. Michael, 1966-
Title An aristocracy of color : race and reconstruction in California and the West, 1850-1890 / D. Michael Bottoms.
Publisher Norman, Okla. : University of Oklahoma Press, 2013.
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 Book Stacks  F596.2 .B68 2013  AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 274 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-256) and index.
Contents "Every colored man is the victim": race and the right to be heard in California's courts, 1851-1872 -- The apostasy of Henry Huntley Haight: race, reconstruction, and the return of democracy in California, 1865-1870 -- "The most satanic hate": racial segregation and reconstruction in California schools -- "Wa Shing and his tireless fellows": Chinese laundires and the reconstruction of the Chinese race -- "The Chinese must go!": the twin careers of exclusion and expulsion.
ISBN 9780806143354 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0806143355 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Series Race and culture in the American West ; v. 5
Race and culture in the American West ; v. 5.
Subject West (U.S.) -- Race relation -- History -- 19th century.
Minorities -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Chinese Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Mexican Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
California -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Minorities -- California -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- California -- History -- 19th century.
Chinese Americans -- California -- History -- 19th century.
Mexican Americans -- California -- History -- 19th century.

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