In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process 1: The Colonial Period

In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process 1: The Colonial Period

by A. Leon Higginbotham
     
 

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Judge Higginbotham chronicles in unrelenting detail the role of the law in the enslavement and subjugation of black Americans during the colonial period. It is a moving book that should be read by all Americans who believe in justice and dignity for all.  See more details below

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Judge Higginbotham chronicles in unrelenting detail the role of the law in the enslavement and subjugation of black Americans during the colonial period. It is a moving book that should be read by all Americans who believe in justice and dignity for all.

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"Chronicles in unrelenting detail the role of the law in the enslavement and subjugation of black Americans during the colonial period. No attempt to summarize the colonial experience could convey the rich and comprehensive detail which is the major strength of Judge Higginbotham's work."—Harvard Law Review

"A definitive study of racism, slavery, and the law in early America."—American Historical Review

"Founded on comprehensive research, thoroughly documented, and well-written, In the Matter of Color is a contribution of the first importance to the study of racial issues in America, invaluable alike to students of American history, law, or society."—History

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195027457
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1980
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
667,153
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.31(h) x 1.09(d)
Lexile:
1650L (what's this?)

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