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Harvard Historical Studies 138

Slave Patrols

Law and Violence in Virginia and the Carolinas

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$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674012349

Publication Date: 10/30/2003

Short

360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Of Perpetrators and Police
  • 1. Colonial Beginnings and Experiments
  • 2. Supervising Patrollers in Town and Country
  • 3. Patrol Personnel: “They Jes’ Like Policemen, Only Worser”
  • 4. In Times of Tranquility: Everyday Slave Patrols
  • 5. In Times of Crisis: Patrols during Rebellions and Wars
  • 6. Patrollers No More: The Civil War Era
  • Epilogue: Black Freedom, White Violence: Patrols, Police, and the Klan
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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