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...
Cambridge, Massachusetts :
Harvard University Press,
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