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The Black laws [electronic resource] : race and the legal process in early Ohio / Stephen Middleton.

Author/Creator:
Middleton, Stephen.
Publication:
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, c2005.
Series:
Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (375 p.)
Subjects:
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ohio -- History.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Ohio -- History.
Race discrimination -- Ohio -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Ambiguous beginnings, 1787-1801
The many meanings of freedom, 1800-1803
"A state for white men," 1803-1830
The battle over the color line, 1830-1839
The struggle to abolish the color line, 1840-1849
Enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act, 1803-1850
The fugitive slave crisis in the 1850s
The limits of freedom.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-355) and index.
ISBN:
0-8214-4158-2
OCLC:
243610022
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