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Slavery & the law / edited by Paul Finkelman

Finkelman, Paul, 1949- (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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West Lebanon-Pike Twp PL - West Lebanon 347.30287 FIN (Text) 74861000020616 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0742521192 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 465 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st Rowman & Littlefield ed
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.

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Includes index
Formatted Contents Note:
CONTENTS: Learning the three "I"s of America's slave heritage / Derrick Bell -- Ideology and imagery in the law of slavery / William W. Fisher III -- Slavery in the canon of constitutional law / Sanford Levinson -- Chief Justice Hornblower of New Jersey and the Fugitive Slave Law of 1793 / Paul Finkelman -- Federal assault / James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton -- Crisis over the impending crisis / Michael Kent Curtis -- Slaves and the rules of evidence in criminal trials / Thomas D. Morris -- Details are of a most revolting character / Judith Kelleher Schafer -- Pandora's box / Ariela Gross -- Slave auctions on the courthouse steps / Thomas D. Russell -- Seventeenth-century jurists, Roman law, and slavery / Alan Watson -- British constitution and the creation of American slavery / Jonathan A. Bush -- Thinking property at Rome / Alan Watson -- Thinking property at Memphis / Jacob I. Corré
Subject: Slavery > Law and legislation > United States > History.
Slavery > Law and legislation > History.

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