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Published: 15 August 2016

408 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199964239

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University, Court, and Slave

Pro-Slavery Thought in Southern Colleges and Courts and the Coming of Civil War

Alfred L. Brophy

  • Links southern schools to proslavery thought and, thus, connects to the current interest in universities and race
  • Shows the origins of the empirical and historical jurisprudence in the controversy over slavery
  • Shows how slavery shaped southern jurisprudence
  • Links southern academics to the increasing extremism of southern politics and law and all of those to the secession movement