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Southern Slavery and the Law, 1619-1860

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Thomas D. MorrisProfessor Emeritus of History, Portland State University, USA

ISBN13: 9780807848173
ISBN: 0807848174
Published: February 1999
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Format: Paperback
Price: £42.95

A history of the relationship between American slavery and the law from colonial times to the Civil War. It shows that racial slavery came to the English colonies as an institution without strict legal definitions, and Southern lawmakers struggled to reconcile a social order based on slavery.

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