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Title Local matters [electronic resource] : race, crime, and justice in the nineteenth-century South / edited by Christopher Waldrep and Donald G. Nieman.

Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2001.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 259 pages).
Series Studies in the legal history of the South
Studies in the legal history of the South.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Judging slavery: Thomas Ruffin and State v. Mann / Sally Hadden -- The roots of fairness: State v. Caesar and slave justice in antebellum North Carolina / Timothy S. Huebner -- Slaves and crime: New Orleans, 1840-1862 / Judith Kelleher Schafer -- The law and the culture of slavery: Natchez, Mississippi / Ariela Gross -- Women and the law: domestic discord in North Carolina after the Civil War / Laura F. Edwards -- Extralegal violence and the planter class: the Ku Klux Klan in the Alabama Black belt during Reconstruction / Michael W. Fitzgerald -- Federal enforcement of Black rights in the post-redemption South: the Ellenton riot case / Lou Falkner Williams -- African American communities, politics, and justice: Washington County, Texas, 1865-1890 / Donald G. Nieman -- Black political leadership: Warren County, Mississippi / Christopher Waldrep.
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Subject Slavery -- Law and legislation -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Discrimination in justice administration -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
African American criminals -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Rechterlijke macht.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1800-1900.
1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Electronic books.
Added Author Waldrep, Christopher, 1951-
Nieman, Donald G.
Other Form: Print version: Local matters. Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2001 0820322474 (DLC) 00044725 (OCoLC)44426814
ISBN 9780820342054 (electronic bk.)
082034205X (electronic bk.)