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Slave patrols : law and violence in Virginia and the Carolinas

Author: Sally E Hadden
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
Series: Harvard historical studies, v. 138.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hadden examines the patrols, the most frequent enforcers of the laws involving slaves, and how they influenced race relations and the Ku Klux Klan after the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hadden, Sally E.
Slave patrols.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)603622768
Online version:
Hadden, Sally E.
Slave patrols.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)604478856
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally E Hadden
ISBN: 0674004701 9780674004702 0674012348 9780674012349
OCLC Number: 44860794
Awards: Nominated for Albert J. Beveridge Award 2001
Nominated for John H. Dunning Prize 2001
Nominated for Littleton-Griswold Prize 2001
Nominated for Willie Lee Rose Prize 2002
Nominated for Julia Cherry Spruill Prize 2002
Nominated for James Willard Hurst Prize 2002
Nominated for Charles S. Sydnor Award 2002
Nominated for H.L. Mitchell Award 2002
Description: xi, 340 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Of Perpetrators and Police --
1. Colonial Beginnings and Experiments --
2. Supervising Patrollers in Town and Country --
3. Patrol Personnel: "They Jes' Like Policemen, Only Worser" --
4. In Times of Tranquility: Everyday Slave Patrols --
5. In Times of Crisis: Patrols during Rebellions and Wars --
6. Patrollers No More: The Civil War Era --
Epilogue: Black Freedom, White Violence: Patrols, Police, and the Klan.
Series Title: Harvard historical studies, v. 138.
Responsibility: Sally E. Hadden.
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This book completes the grim picture of slavery by showing us the origins, nature, and extent of slave patrols in Virginia and the Carolinas from the late 17th century through the end of the Civil  Read more...

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Sally Hadden...has written the first definitive book on slave patrols... The book studies the roots, rules, procedures, progress, disintegration and legacy of Southern slave patrols during the 18th Read more...

 
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