In the shadow of Dred Scott : St. Louis freedom suits and the legal culture of slavery in Antebellum America /

"The Dred Scott suit for freedom, argues Kelly M. Kennington, was merely the most famous example of a phenomenon that was more widespread in antebellum American jurisprudence than is generally recognized. The author draws on the case files of more than three hundred enslaved individuals who, like Dr... Full description

Main Author: Kennington, Kelly M.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Series: Early American places.
Subjects:

Beltline Campus Library - General

Call Number: KF482 .K46 2017
Copy 1
Available

Similar Items