Dred Scott Vs. Sandford: A Brief History with Documents
Palgrave Macmillan, 1997 M03 15 - 240 páginas
The only book on Dred Scott built around primary documents, this brief text examines the 1857 Supreme Court case - one of the most controversial and notorious judicial decisions in U.S. history - in which a slave unsuccessfully sued for his freedom. In addition to excerpts from each justice's opinion, contemporary editorials and newspaper articles, and pertinent excerpts from the Lincoln-Douglas debates, the book includes a comprehensive introduction that provides background information on the slavery controversy in antebellum America. Helpful editorial features include headnotes, maps, illustrations, a chronology, questions for consideration, a selected bibliography, and an index.
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Missing important content of the book. If the comment above is correct and it was only omitted on the grounds that "they contain pro-slavery content", then I am severely disappointed in this ebook listing. It is the only ebook listing of it available online that I can find, and I cannot buy a full version of it from Google. And I find that extremely disappointing because such a controversial and provocative book should be available for purchase.
The book itself is great, its just REALLY inconvinent that almost all pro-slavery response pages aren't available