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Slave Law in the Americas

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In this book, Alan Watson argues that the slave laws of North and South America--the written codes defining the relationship of masters to slaves--reflect not so much the culture and society of the various colonies but the legal traditions of England, Europe, and ancient Rome.A pathbreaking study concerned as much with the nature of comparative law as the specific subject ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published February 1st 1990 by University of Georgia Press
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