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Local matters : race, crime, and justice in the nineteenth-century South /

Other Authors: Waldrep, Christopher, 1951-, Nieman, Donald G.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2001
Series: Studies in the legal history of the South
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Table of Contents:
  • Judging slavery: Thomas Ruffin and State v. Mann / Sally Hadden
  • The roots of fairness: State v. Caesar and slave justice in antebellum North Carolina / Timothy S. Huebner
  • Slaves and crime: New Orleans, 1840-1862 / Judith Kelleher Schafer
  • The law and the culture of slavery: Natchez, Mississippi / Ariela Gross
  • Women and the law: domestic discord in North Carolina after the Civil War / Laura F. Edwards
  • Extralegal violence and the planter class: the Ku Klux Klan in the Alabama Black belt during Reconstruction / Michael W. Fitzgerald
  • Federal enforcement of Black rights in the post-redemption South: the Ellenton riot case / Lou Falkner Williams
  • African American communities, politics, and justice: Washington County, Texas, 1865-1890 / Donald G. Nieman
  • Black political leadership: Warren County, Mississippi / Christopher Waldrep.