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Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

Brings together all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.
The collection includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Also contains hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery, in addition to every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920. Provides word searchable access to all Congressional debates from the Continental Congress to 1880. Also includes access to modern histories of slavery, and a section containing all modern law review articles on the subject.

Dates of Coverage Varies
Source Types Primary sources (historical)
Source List Select "All Titles" in database
Simultaneous users Unlimited


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