August 24, 2012

A New Book About Legal History, Race, and Identity Before the Civil War

From the University of Pennsylvania Press:

In the Shadow of the Gallows ( reveals how a sense of racialized culpability shaped Americans' understandings of personhood prior to the Civil War. Author Jeanine DeLombard, Associate Professor of English the University of Toronto, draws from legal, literary, and popular texts to address fundamental questions about race, responsibility, and American civic belonging.

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