Thurgood Marshall: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) (Hardcover)

Thurgood Marshall: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) By Glenn Starks, F. Brooks Cover Image

Thurgood Marshall: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) (Hardcover)

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This book provides a detailed examination of the life and legal legacy of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, including a discussion of the many legal cases in which he was involved.

Thurgood Marshall was the first African American Supreme Court Justice. As a lawyer, he won the Supreme Court Case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that integrated all public schools in the United States. But Marshall's contributions extend far beyond significantly advancing the civil rights movement in this nation.

Thurgood Marshall: A Biography discusses the life of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in a chronological fashion, and then discusses his legacy after death. Students at all grade levels--including undergraduate and graduate college students--as well as historians and general readers interested in African American history, civil rights, or the U.S. legal system will find this book insightful and useful.
Glenn L. Starks, PhD, is senior acquisition division chief for the U.S. Department of Defense. He holds a doctorate in public policy and administration from Virginia Commonwealth University's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. F. Erik Brooks, PhD, is assistant to the dean of the college of liberal arts and social sciences and associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro. He holds a doctorate in public policy and administration from Virginia Commonwealth University's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.
Product Details ISBN: 9780313349164
ISBN-10: 0313349169
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: April 6th, 2012
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: Greenwood Biographies