The Slave Catchers: Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law, 1850-1860

Stanley W. Campbell

Anno: 2011
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 296 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 216 x 140 mm
  • EAN: 9780807896327
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In this thoroughly researched documentation of a historically controversial issue, the author considers the background, passage, and constitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Law. The author's relation of public opinion and the executive policy regarding the much disputed law will help the reader reach a decision as to whether the law was actually a success or failure, legally and socially.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.