Fine / Fine. Item #000732
New York: The New Press, 2003. First Edition. Inscribed by author on title page: "9-30-03. For Bill—Thanks for all your work for equal justice for all over the years. David Cole." Octavo; xiii + 315pp, including index. Photographic dust jacket. Gray boards with black spine and silver spine lettering.
Unclipped dust jacket fine, as new. Binding and textblock fine, as new, seemingly never opened. Unmarked apart from inscription.
An extended survey of the historical treatment of foreign nationals under suspicion in the U.S. The "Bill" of the inscription is William L. Taylor; Taylor was staff director of the United States Commission on Civil Rights in the mid-sixties, and helped to draft the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and the 1968 Fair Housing Act.