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

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: DeLombard, Jeannine Marie (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2007]
Series:Studies in legal history.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of 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.