Local matters : race, crime, and justice in the nineteenth-century South (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Local matters : race, crime, and justice in the nineteenth-century South

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Waldrep; Donald G Nieman
ISBN: 0820340812 9780820340814
OCLC Number: 739839254
Description: xix, 259 pages ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Waldrep and Donald G. Nieman.


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