in The Common Law of Colonial America
September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 2474 words.
By 1660, two regional bodies of law had begun to emerge in the continental English colonies—one in the North and one in the South. The North's law was more egalitarian; the South's, more...
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in Atlantic History
P ublished online December 2012 .
Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 10341 words.
The recent historiography of slavery in the Atlantic world has, for entirely understandable reasons, been weighted toward recovering the histories of enslaved people. But an understanding...