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Slavery, law, and politics : the Dred Scott case in historical perspective

Author: Don E Fehrenbacher
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
Series: A Galaxy book
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This is an abridgement of the Pulitzer-Prize winning The Dred Scott Case, making Fehrenbacher's monumental work available to a wider audience. Although it condenses the original by half, all the  Read more...

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Fehrenbacher, Don E. (Don Edward), 1920-1997.
Slavery, law, and politics.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1981
(OCoLC)624768800
Named Person: Dred Scott; Dred Scott
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don E Fehrenbacher
ISBN: 0195028821 9780195028829 019502883X 9780195028836
OCLC Number: 6890378
Notes: Abridged ed. of the author's The Dred Scott case, its significance in American law and politics.
Description: viii, 326 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Slavery and Race in the American Constitutional System --
Expansion and Slavery in National Politics --
Toward Judicial Resolution --
The Taney Court and Judicial Power --
The Dred Scott Case in Missouri --
Before the Supreme Court --
The Opinion of the Court --
Concurrence, Dissent, and Public Reaction --
The Lecompton and Freeport Connections --
Not Peace but a Sword --
In the Stream of History.
Series Title: A Galaxy book
Other Titles: Dred Scott case, its significance in American law and politics
Responsibility: Don E. Fehrenbacher.
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"This magisterial study is a triumph of scholarship....Must reading for anyone interested in American legal history or the Civil War."--Virginia Quarterly Review

 
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