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Tell the court I love my wife race, marriage, and law : an American history by Peter Wallenstein

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Interracial marriage -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-295) and index.

StatementPeter Wallenstein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF511 .W35 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3569855M
ISBN 100312294743
LC Control Number2002072510

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