Slavery on trial : law, abolitionism, and print culture /

The author examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal labguage to 'try' the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: DeLombard, Jeannine Marie (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2007]
Series:Studies in legal history.
UNC Press law publications.
Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law.
World trials library.
Civil rights and social justice.
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Online Access:HeinOnline UNC Press Law Publications
HeinOnline Slavery in America and the World
HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice
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