Homicide justified : the legality of killing slaves in the United States and the Atlantic world / Andrew T. Fede.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Fede, Andrew (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Series:Southern legal studies.
Table of Contents:
  • Ancient approaches to the law of homicide and slave killing
  • The visigoth, Spanish, Portuguese, and French laws on slave killing
  • Creating a British colonial law of slave killing
  • Decriminalization to amelioration on Britain's Atlantic Island colonies
  • Slave killing law in Britain's Northern American colonies and the border states
  • Slave killing in Britain's Southern mainland colonies
  • Slave homicide reform in Virginia
  • Slave homicide reform in North Carolina and the common law of slavery
  • Slave homicide reform in Georgia and tennessee
  • South Carolina joins the homicide law reform trend
  • The antebellum states' law on slave homicide
  • Conclusion : breaking out of the box of slavery law.