Slavery and freedom in Texas : stories from the courtroom, 1821-1871 /

"[This book offers] glimpses into Texas society in the time of slavery. Each story unfolds along boundaries--between men and women, slave and free, black and white, rich and poor, old and young--as rigid social orders are upset in ways that drive people into the courtroom. One case involves a s...

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Main Author: Gillmer, Jason A., (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Series:Southern legal studies.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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