Slavery, Law, and Politics: The Dred Scott Case in Historical Perspective

Slavery, Law, and Politics: The Dred Scott Case in Historical Perspective

by Don Edward Fehrenbacher
     
 
This abridgment makes Fehrenbacher's monumental work available to a wider audience. The text has been reduced to about half its original size, and documentation is omitted. This abridgment nevertheless covers all the major themes of the original work.

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This abridgment makes Fehrenbacher's monumental work available to a wider audience. The text has been reduced to about half its original size, and documentation is omitted. This abridgment nevertheless covers all the major themes of the original work.

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"This magisterial study is a triumph of scholarship....Must reading for anyone interested in American legal history or the Civil War."—Virginia Quarterly Review

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ISBN-13:
9780195028829
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/30/1981
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 8.56(h) x 1.13(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

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