A Legal History of Slavery in the United States - Robert B. Shaw. This book aims to provide a comprehensive and coherent treatment of the laws of slavery. Terms and conditions of slavery were less uniform than is generally realized, and variant forms of servitude for many years and hereditary servants to the age of 30. Covers the slave trade, the fugitive slave controversy and the special status of slavery in the District of Columbia.
1991, 5x8, cloth, index, 306 pp.
101-S3393 ISBN: 0788433938