Southern slavery and the law, 1619-1860 /

This volume is the first comprehensive history of the evolving relationship between American slavery and the law from colonial times to the Civil War. As Thomas Morris clearly shows, racial slavery came to the English colonies as an institution without strict legal definitions or guidelines. Therefo...

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Main Author: Morris, Thomas D., 1938- (Author)
Format: Online
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1996]
Series:Studies in legal history.
UNC Press law publications.
Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law.
Online Access:HeinOnline UNC Press Law Publications
HeinOnline Slavery in America and the World
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