The trouble with Minna : a case of slavery and emancipation in the antebellum North / Hendrik Hartog.

"Hendrik Hartog uses a forgotten 1840 case to explore the regime of gradual emancipation that took place in New Jersey over the first half of the nineteenth century. In Minna's case, white people fought over who would pay for the costs of caring for a dependent, apparently enslaved, woman....

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Main Author: Hartog, Hendrik, 1948- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Table of Contents:
  • A mere voluntary courtesy
  • Practicing gradual emancipation
  • Who is enslaved?
  • Inferences and speculations.