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History Reading For the Dedicated Reader Part II

R. DelParto "Rose2"
 
Bound for Canaan: The Epic Story of the Underground Railroad, America's First Civil Rights Movement
Bound for Canaan: The Epic Story of the Underground Railroad, America's First Civil Rights Movement
"Preliminary steps toward racial equality."
The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics
The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics
"An important part of early Civil Rights history"
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics)
"A book for all ages."
John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights
John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights
"John Brown sparked one of the first Civil Rights Movements."
All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery
All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery
"William Lloyd Garrison was one of many who helped plant the seeds towards making freedom and equality a reality.  Henry Mayer examines Garrison's life and achievements as well as his pitfalls."
John Marshall: Definer of a Nation
John Marshall: Definer of a Nation
"The life of legendary Chief Justice John Marshall."
Cherokee Renascence in the New Republic
Cherokee Renascence in the New Republic
"A comprehensive examination and transformation of Cherokee society within the New Republic during the late eighteenth century to the mid nineteenth century."
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self
"An interesting biography of one of history's most well-known Chief Justices, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and his role in clarifying constitutional law."
Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey
Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey
"Delve into the life of Chief Justice Blackmun."
The House I Live In: Race in the American Century
The House I Live In: Race in the American Century
"An inviting addition to the study of race in America with a sociological perspective."
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
"Another page in Civil Rights History that involves American migration during the twentieth century."
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation
"From eyes of the journalists who were present, Gene Roberts takes into account the intense events that occurred during the 1950s and 1960s."
The Children
The Children
"From the perspective of those who experienced the roots of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s."
The Strange Career of Jim Crow
The Strange Career of Jim Crow
"A monumental piece of scholarship that lay the foundation towards understanding race and equality by one of the quintessential historians of the twentieth century."
From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality
From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality
"Insightful and interesting read with a political and social emphasis that focuses on the most pivotal eras in Civil Rights history."
Hugo Black: A Biography
Hugo Black: A Biography
"A controversial man who placed individual rights as one of his priorities."
CHIEF JUSTICE: A Biography of Earl Warren
CHIEF JUSTICE: A Biography of Earl Warren
"An important biography about Chief Justice Warren."
Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made
Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made
"A balanced assessment of the life of Earl Warren and worth a read."
Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary
Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary
"A biographical examination of the first African American Chief Justice who was definitely one of the movers and shakers during the most tumultuous periods in American history."