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This book offers a new paradigm of liberal selfhood and citizenship from the founding of the United States through the 1920s.
About the Author
Barbara Young Welke is Associate Professor of History and Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota. She is the recipient of several prizes including the Surrency Prize from The American Society for Legal History for her article �hen All the Women Were White and All the Blacks Were Men: Gender, Race, Law and the Road to Plessy�and the American Historical Association� Littleton-Griswold Prize in the history of American law and society for her book, Recasting American Liberty: Gender, Race, Law and the Railroad Revolution, 1865�920. Her earlier articles have appeared in Law and Social Inquiry and the Law and History Review.