Slavery & the Law
by Paul Finkelman, Derrick A. Bell , Jonathan A. Bush , Jacob I. Corré , Michael Kent Curtis , William W. Fisher III , Ariela J. Gross , James Oliver Horton , more…Lois Horton , Sanford Levinson , Thomas D. Morris , Thomas D. Russell , Judith Kelleher Schafer , Alan Watson …less
Central to the development of the American legal system, writes Professor Finkelman in Slavery & the Law, is the institution of slavery. It informs us not only about early concepts of race and property, but about the nature of American democracy itself. Prominent historians of slavery and legal scholars analyze the intricate relationship between slavery, race, and the...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published December 17th 2001 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published February 1st 1998)
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