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Slavery on trial: race, class and criminal justice in Antebellum Richmond, Virginia

Abandoned to causes of corruption : slave life and policing in the city -- "An evil which demands a speedy remedy" : white criminality in an urban slave society -- "The victim of prejudice and hasty consideration" : slave trials, clemency, and punishment -- "With these poor...

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Main Author: Campbell, James M.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Gainesville [u.a.] University Press of Florida 2007
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 2987
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Summary:Abandoned to causes of corruption : slave life and policing in the city -- "An evil which demands a speedy remedy" : white criminality in an urban slave society -- "The victim of prejudice and hasty consideration" : slave trials, clemency, and punishment -- "With these poor rogues their judge had never dined" : honor, law, and the trial and punishment of white criminals -- The "stigma, of the deepest degradation, was fixed upon the whole race" : free African Americans and the criminal justice system
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIII, 264 S.
ISBN:9780813030913