The fight for interracial marriage rights in Antebellum Massachusetts /

Well known as an abolitionist stronghold before the Civil War, Massachusetts had taken steps to eliminate slavery as early as the 1780s. Nevertheless, a powerful racial caste system still held sway, reinforced by a law prohibiting "amalgamation"--Marriage between whites and blacks. The Fig...

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Main Author: Moulton, Amber D., 1980- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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