Changes in law and society during the Civil War and Reconstruction : a legal history documentary reader / edited by Christian G. Samito.
Contributor(s): Samito, Christian G.Material type: TextPublisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2009Description: xiii, 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780809328895 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0809328895 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 19th century | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century | United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 342.7308/73
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-326) and index.
The status of African Americans before the Civil War -- The expansion of governmental power and the nationalization of the Union -- African Americans, emancipation, and military service -- Rights during the Civil War and Reconstruction : potential, change, and opposition -- Judicial interpretation and limitation of the Civil War amendments and civil rights legislation.
"The first comprehensive collection of legal history documents from the Civil War and Reconstruction, this volume shows the profound legal changes that occurred during the Civil War era and highlights how law, society, and politics inextricably mixed and set American legal development on particular paths that were not predetermined."-back cover.