Focusing on the Thirteenth Amendment, this book examines emancipation after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society Series
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Slavery's constitution; 2. Freedom's constitution; 3. Facing freedom; 4. Debating freedom; 5. The key note of freedom; 6. The war within a war: emancipation and the election of 1864; 7. A King's cure; 8. The contested legacy of constitutional freedom; Appendix: votes on antislavery amendment; Bibliography; Index.
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