Slave patrols : law and violence in Virginia and the Carolinas /

"Obscured from our view of slaves and masters in America is a critical third party: the state, with its coercive power. This book completes the grim picture of slavery by showing us the origins, the nature, and the extent of slave patrols in Virginia and the Carolinas from the late seventeenth...

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Main Author: Hadden, Sally E.
Format: Book
Published:Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
Series:Harvard historical studies ; v. 138.

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Call Number: E443 .H33 2001
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