The five essays in this work explore the relationship between a slave community and the laws that guided it. The topics covered over two centuries of history, include the capital punishment of slaves, the African judicial background of African-American slaves and Virginia's own slave laws. (source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780820318318 20160527
Book — xiv, 843-944, 21 p. : front., ports. ; 26 cm.
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