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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.

Main Author: DeLombard, Jeannine Marie.
Corporate Author: JSTOR books.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2007
Series: Studies in legal history.
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Online Access: Online version
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Summary: 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.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 330 p.) : ill.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-307) and index.
ISBN: 9780807887738 (electronic bk.)
0807887730 (electronic bk.)
Access: Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.