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Slavery, Law, and Politics

Slavery, Law, and Politics

This is an abridgement of the Pulitzer-Prize winning The Dred Scott Case, making Fehrenbacher's monumental work available to a wider audience. Although it condenses the original by half, all the chapters and major themes of the larger work have been retained, providing a masterful review of the issues before America on the eve of the Civil War.

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Publisher Oxford University Press on Demand
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ISBN 9780195028836
Pages 340 pages
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The text has been reduced to about half its original size, and documentation is omitted. This abridgment nevertheless covers all the major themes of the original work.

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