A Peculiar Paradise: a History of Blacks in Oregon 1788-1940 by Elizabeth McLagan 1980 Pacific Northwest African American


Title: A Peculiar Paradise: a History of Blacks in Oregon 1788-1940

Author: Elizabeth McLagan

Description: Wraps are lightly rubbed; faint crease marks; light corner wear. Stress crease across tail of spine. Interior is clean. Published by the Georgian Press for The Oregon Black History Project. ix, 230 pp. 9 x 6 inches.

Contents: Into the Wilderness (Blacks in Oregon: 1788-1850); To Keep Clear of This Most Troublesome Class (The Exclusion Laws: 1844-1857); To Hold Slaves in Oregon (The Slavery Debates: 1850-1857); Within Every Rule (Legislation in Oregon: 1857-1860); No Farther into the Dark Clouds (Legislation in Oregon: 1860-1875); A Few Colored Men in Oregon (Blacks in Oregon: 1850-1900); Sober, Industrious and Honest (The Black Community of Portland); A Very Prejudiced State (Discrimination in Oregon 1900-1940); Simple Justice (Civil Rights Legislation 1893-1939); A Tough Spot with a Nice Climate (Epilogue); Appendix and Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index.

Binding: Soft cover

Condition: Very Good

Publisher: The Georgian Press

Place: Portland, OR

Year: 1980

ISBN: 0960340823

Language: English

Keywords: Afro-Americans, Oregon History, African Americans, Race Relations, race, ethnic identity, Northwest, Pacific Northwest, PNW,

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