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Slavery on trial

James M. Campbell

Slavery on trial

race, class, and criminal justice in Antebellum Richmond, Virginia

by James M. Campbell

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville, FL .
Written in English


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StatementJames M. Campbell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22765208M
ISBN 109780813030913
OCLC/WorldCa123390908

Jun 01,  · Combining legal, literary, and book history approaches, Slavery on Trial provides a refreshing alternative to the official perspectives offered by the nation's founding documents, legal treatises, statutes, and judicial decisions. DeLombard invites us to view the intersection of slavery and law as so many antebellum Americans did--through the Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. Get this from a library! Fugitive justice: runaways, rescuers, and slavery on trial. [Steven Lubet] -- During the tumultuous decade before the Civil War, no issue was more divisive than the pursuit and return of fugitive slaves -- a practice enforced under the Fugitive Slave Act of When free.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Eric Foner talked about his book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. He responded to questions from He responded to questions from September 24,

Jun 05,  · Abrams and Fisher adeptly place the Harrison trial within the context of Lincoln’s legal career and his well-known skills before a jury, but they fail to support their argument that the case “propelled” Lincoln to the presidency. The case had nothing to do with slavery, the dominant issue of the presidential campaign and election. close overlay Buy Featured Book Title The Fiery Trial Subtitle Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Author Eric Foner. Your purchase helps support NPR programming.


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The Book-American Antiquarian Society As astute in its observations as it is elegant in its composition, Slavery on Trial will greatly enrich ongoing scholarly discussions concerning the intersections among print media, legal discourse, and the abolitionist movement in the antebellum United States.- Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard.

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Norton & Company, the book serves as a biographical portrait of United States President Abraham Lincoln, discussing the evolution of his stance on slavery in the United States over the course of his abcdfestivalgoa.com: Eric Foner. The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery [Eric Foner] on abcdfestivalgoa.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Sep 26,  · “A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil War era.”—Boston Globe Selected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, this landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln's lifelong engagement with the nation's critical issue: American slavery.

A master historian, Eric Foner draws Lincoln and the broader history of the period into perfect balance/5(15). Oct 03,  · Because of his broad-ranging knowledge of the 19th century, Foner is able to provide the most thorough and judicious account of Lincoln’s attitudes toward slavery that we have to abcdfestivalgoa.com: David S.

Reynolds. Sep 29,  · This book is a study of American slavery and the political events that shaped Lincoln's attitude toward it.

Conventional wisdom would indicate that Abraham Lincoln, known as the Great Emancipator, would also be an advocate of equal rights and racial integration/5().

Combining legal, literary, and book history approaches, Slavery on Trial provides a refreshing alternative to the official perspectives offered by the nation’s founding documents, legal treatises, statutes, and judicial decisions. DeLombard invites us to view the intersection of slavery and law as so many antebellum Americans did--through the.

Jul 26,  · As I write in my book, Empire of Cotton, American slavery (and the cotton it produced) was crucial to the development of global capitalism. Slavery transformed the nation’s politics, too Author: Sven Beckert. The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery is a nonfiction book by writer Eric Foner.

In this book, Foner examines Lincoln's thoughts and attitudes toward slavery from early in his life up to the moment he signed the Emancipation Proclamation and beyond. While this book is not a biography. Oct 24,  · The Fiery Trial. Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. By Eric Foner "our race would yet have remained" in slavery.

Foner's book gives Lincoln, with help from his friends, the credit he is. Regardless of his exact stance on slavery, Voltaire was a radical by the standards of his time in depicting a white European man calling a slave “my friend.” He was a radical in using the familiar character of the noble savage and giving him a voice and enough knowledge to be able to.

Combining legal, literary, and book history approaches, Slavery on Trial provides a refreshing alternative to the official perspectives offered by the nation's founding documents, legal treatises, statutes, and judicial decisions.

DeLombard invites us to view the intersection of slavery and law as so many antebellum Americans did--through the. By tracing Lincoln’s private and public understanding of slavery, its abolition, and the aftereffects of getting rid of the “peculiar institution,” the book describes Lincoln’s own fiery trial as he goes from a man privately deeply morally opposed to slavery to one willing to back that up with dramatic public action.

Oct 06,  · Eric Foner on his new book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery (W.W. Norton). The cover is approved for the new Rutgers U. book on "Slavery's Descendants.'' Book itself will be out in May.

My contribution is an article on the experiences of a slave named Reuben Shipley who was brought to Oregon from Missouri by one of my ancestors in Followers: The information about The Fiery Trial shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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Sep 26,  · The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery - Ebook written by Eric Foner. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read /5(18). From the book, it's clear that Slavery is the main character for American History during that time period.

I wanted a book that filled in the period from after through the Civil War. This book, "Fiery Trial", does that superbly by showing how one man handled the question and how he led the change for the country as a whole and was always. “A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil War era.”— Boston Globe, The Fiery Trial, Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, Eric Foner, Chocolate on Trial: Slavery, Politics and the Ethics of Business centers on the controversy surrounding the use by Cadbury Bros., the British Quaker chocolate company, of cocoa produced by slave labor on the island of S?o Tom?, a Portuguese colony, in the early years of the twentieth century.

Unknowing until around when they was alerted by.Get this from a library! Breaking chains: slavery on trial in the Oregon Territory. [R Gregory Nokes] -- "Tells the story of the only slavery case ever adjudicated in Oregon courts - Holmes v.

Ford. Drawing on the court record of this landmark case, Nokes offers an intimate account of the relationship.