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The Resource Changes in law and society during the Civil War and Reconstruction : a legal history documentary reader, edited by Christian G. Samito, (electronic book)

Changes in law and society during the Civil War and Reconstruction : a legal history documentary reader, edited by Christian G. Samito, (electronic book)

Label
Changes in law and society during the Civil War and Reconstruction : a legal history documentary reader
Title
Changes in law and society during the Civil War and Reconstruction
Title remainder
a legal history documentary reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christian G. Samito
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first comprehensive collection of legal history documents from the Civil War and Reconstruction, this volume shows the profound legal changes that occurred during the Civil War era and highlights how law, society, and politics inextricably mixed and set American legal development on particular paths that were not predetermined. Editor Christian G. Samito has carefully selected excerpts from legislation, public and legislative debates, court cases, investigations of white supremacist violence in the South, and rare court-martial records, added his expert analysis, and illu
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
342.7308/73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4757
LC item number
.C48 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Samito, Christian G
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • United States
Label
Changes in law and society during the Civil War and Reconstruction : a legal history documentary reader, edited by Christian G. Samito, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-326) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The status of African Americans before the Civil War -- The expansion of governmental power and the nationalization of the Union -- African Americans, emancipation, and military service -- Rights during the Civil War and Reconstruction : potential, change, and opposition -- Judicial interpretation and limitation of the Civil War amendments and civil rights legislation
Control code
ebr10582736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 336 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780809386437
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Changes in law and society during the Civil War and Reconstruction : a legal history documentary reader, edited by Christian G. Samito, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-326) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The status of African Americans before the Civil War -- The expansion of governmental power and the nationalization of the Union -- African Americans, emancipation, and military service -- Rights during the Civil War and Reconstruction : potential, change, and opposition -- Judicial interpretation and limitation of the Civil War amendments and civil rights legislation
Control code
ebr10582736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 336 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780809386437
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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