Local matters : race, crime, and justice in the nineteenth-century South / edited by Christopher Waldrep & Donald G. Nieman
- Studies in the legal history of the South
- 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. and 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.
- 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
- 0820322474 (alk. paper), 9780820322476 (alk. paper), 9780820340814 (pbk.), and 0820340812 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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