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Slavery on trial : law, abolitionism, and print culture / Jeannine Marie DeLombard.

By: DeLombard, Jeannine Marie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Studies in legal history: Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 330 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780807887738 (electronic bk.); 0807887730 (electronic bk.); 9781469605791 (electronic bk.); 1469605791 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources | Slavery -- United States -- History -- Sources | Slavery in literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Slavery on trial.DDC classification: 342.7308/7 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction -- The typographical tribunal -- Precarious evidence : Sojourner Truth and the Matthias scandal -- Eyewitness to the cruelty : Frederick Douglass's 1845 Narrative -- Talking lawyerlike about law : black advocacy and My bondage and my freedom -- Representing the slave : white advocacy and black testimony in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Dred -- The South's countersuit : William Maccreary Burwell's White acre vs. Black acre -- Conclusion : All done brown at last : illustrating Harpers Ferry.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: The author examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal labguage to 'try' the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-307) and index.

Introduction -- The typographical tribunal -- Precarious evidence : Sojourner Truth and the Matthias scandal -- Eyewitness to the cruelty : Frederick Douglass's 1845 Narrative -- Talking lawyerlike about law : black advocacy and My bondage and my freedom -- Representing the slave : white advocacy and black testimony in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Dred -- The South's countersuit : William Maccreary Burwell's White acre vs. Black acre -- Conclusion : All done brown at last : illustrating Harpers Ferry.

The author examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal labguage to 'try' the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.

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