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Slavery on trial : race, class, and criminal justice in Antebellum Richmond, Virginia / James M. Campbell.

Author/creator Campbell, James M.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoGainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2007.
Descriptionxiii, 264 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Series New perspectives on the history of the South
New perspectives on the history of the South. ^A446838
Contents Abandoned to causes of corruption : slave life and policing in the city -- "An evil which demands a speedy remedy" : white criminality in an urban slave society -- "The victim of prejudice and hasty consideration" : slave trials, clemency, and punishment -- "With these poor rogues their judge had never dined" : honor, law, and the trial and punishment of white criminals -- The "stigma, of the deepest degradation, was fixed upon the whole race" : free African Americans and the criminal justice system.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [237]-254) and index.
LCCN 2007013477
ISBN9780813030913 (alk. paper)
ISBN0813030919 (alk. paper)

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