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The Quest for the Dream: The Development of Civil Rights and Human Relations in Modern America by  John P ROCHE - First Edition - 1963 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books (SKU: 44758)

The Quest for the Dream: The Development of Civil Rights and Human Relations in Modern America

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The Quest for the Dream: The Development of Civil Rights and Human Relations in Modern America

by ROCHE, John P

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1963. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.75cm); dark green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; grayish-green topstain; dustjacket; xii,308pp. Topstain dulled, lower corners tapped (though still sharp), with some offsetting to pastedowns; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $5.95), with some modest wear to extremities, and a tear to lower rear flap fold; Very Good+. Volume documenting "the extraordinary advances since 1913 in the attitudes of the law, the Federal government, and - most vitally - the public itself toward the rights and basic liberties of minority and nonconformist groups within the United States" (from front flap). Contents cover the roles of the Anti-Defamation League, the ACLU, NAACP, and Supreme Court in the struggle against far right groups.

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bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
44758
Title
The Quest for the Dream: The Development of Civil Rights and Human Relations in Modern America
Author
ROCHE, John P
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
The Macmillan Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1963
Bookseller catalogs
Social History; Civil Rights;

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Lorne Bair Rare Books specializes in books, mansuscripts, and printed ephemera relating to American Social History, with an emphasis on radical and utopian movements of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. We are available in our showroom by appointment, at shows, and on-line through various booksellers' sites or at our website www.lornebair.com.

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