Fugitive justice : runaways, rescuers, and slavery on trial

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 1850. When free Blacks and their abolitionist allies intervened, prosecutions and trials inevitably followed. These case...

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Main Author: Lubet, Steven.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
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Call Number: KF 221 .P6 L83 2010