Slavery & the Law - Finkelman, Paul (Editor), and Bell, Derrick (Contributions by), and Bush, Jonathan A (Contributions by)

In this book, prominent historians of slavery and legal scholars analyze the intricate relationship between slavery, race, and the law from the earliest Black Codes in colonial America to the passage of the Fugitive Slave Law and the Dred Scott decision prior to the Civil War. Slavery & the Law's wide-ranging essays focus on comparative slave law, ...

Slavery & the Law 2001, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742521193

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Slavery & the Law 1998, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780945612360