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Before Dred Scott : slavery and legal culture in the American confluence, 1787-1857 / Anne Twitty (University of Mississippi).

Author:
Twitty, Anne Silverwood, 1980- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xiii, 285 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Series:
Cambridge historical studies in American law and society. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
A radical indeterminacy of status -- "With the ease of a veteran litigant" -- "By the help of God and a good lawyer" -- Slavery from liberty to equality -- "Working his emancipation" -- Exploiting the uncertainties of federalism -- Remembering slavery and freedom in the American confluence.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781107112063 (hardback ; alk. paper)
  • 1107112060 (hardback ; alk. paper)
LCCN:
2016021097
OCLC:
951172689
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