THE NATHAN I. HUGGINS LECTURES
Cover: Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court, from Harvard University PressCover: Supreme Injustice in HARDCOVER

Supreme Injustice

Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674051218

Publication Date: 01/08/2018

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304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures

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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Antebellum Constitution and Slavery
  • 2. John Marshall: Slave Owner and Jurist
  • 3. John Marshall and the African Slave Trade
  • 4. Joseph Story: New England Icon in the Service of Slavery
  • 5. Roger B. Taney: Slavery’s Great Chief Justice
  • Coda
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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