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Southern Slavery & the Law: 1619-1860

by Morris, Thomas D.
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 0807848174

A comprehensive study of Southern slavery, which at its advent was an institution without rigid definitions. Morris traces the development of law in the United States as it pertained to ownership of human beings.

review of Southern Slavery & the Law: 1619-1860, by Morris, Thomas D., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).