The Resource Slavery on trial : law, abolitionism, and print culture, Jeannine Marie DeLombard

Slavery on trial : law, abolitionism, and print culture, Jeannine Marie DeLombard

Label
Slavery on trial : law, abolitionism, and print culture
Title
Slavery on trial
Title remainder
law, abolitionism, and print culture
Statement of responsibility
Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal language to 'try' the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
342.7308/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4545.S5
LC item number
D45 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in legal history
Label
Slavery on trial : law, abolitionism, and print culture, Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-307) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The typographical tribunal -- Precarious evidence : Sojourner Truth and the Matthias scandal -- Eyewitness to the cruelty : Frederick Douglass's 1845 Narrative -- Talking lawyerlike about law : black advocacy and My bondage and my freedom -- Representing the slave : white advocacy and black testimony in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Dred -- The South's countersuit : William Maccreary Burwell's White acre vs. Black acre -- Conclusion : All done brown at last : illustrating Harpers Ferry
Control code
ocn649053340
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 330 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469605791
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt632g7
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32229501
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649053340
  • pebcs0807887730
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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