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Becoming free, becoming Black : race, freedom, and law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana / Alejandro de la Fuente, Ariela J. Gross.

Author/creator Fuente, Alejandro de la, 1963- author.
Other author/creatorGross, Ariela Julie, author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2020.
Descriptionxiv, 281 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in legal history
Studies in legal history. ^A58211
Contents "A Negro and by consequence an alien" : local regulations and the making of race, 1500s-1700s -- The "inconvenience" of Black freedom : manumission, 1500s-1700s -- "The natural right of all mankind" : claiming freedom in the Age of Revolution, 1760-1830 -- "Rules ... for their expulsion" : foreclosing freedom, 1830-1860 -- "Not of the same blood" : policing racial boundaries, 1830-1860 -- Conclusion: "Home-born citizens" : the significance of free people of color.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2019018404

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