Tell the Court I Love My Wife: Race, Marriage, and Law-An American History (Paperback)

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Peter Wallenstein is Associate Professor of History at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is the author ofFrom Slave South to New South and Virginia Tech, Land Grant University, 1872-1997.

The first in-depth history of miscegenation law in the United States, this book illustrates in vivid detail how states, communities, and the courts have defined and regulated mixed-race marriage from the colonial period to the present. Combining a storyteller's detail with a historian's analysis, Peter Wallenstein brings the sagas of Richard and Mildred Loving and countless other interracial couples before them to light in this harrowing history of how individual states had the power to regulate one of the most private aspects of life: marriage.

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ISBN 9781403964083
Genre HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
Format Paperback
Publisher Date 2004-01-17 00:00:00.0
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Year 20040601
Height 9.0 in
Wdth 6.0 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 0.85 lb
Language English
Subtitle Race, Marriage, and Law-An American History
Edition Detail Reprint
Audience College/higher education
Authors Wallenstein, Peter

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