The origins of African-American interests in international law / Henry J. Richardson, III.

Author
Richardson, Henry J., III [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2008.
Description
xlii, 501 p. ; 27 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Early historical trends
  • The twenty are brought to Jamestown
  • The twenty, and Blacks in pre-revolutionary New York : invoking "outside law"
  • Claims to outside law : hemispheric slave revolts, maroons, and the Republic of Palmares
  • Natural law, international law, Jamestown and the twenty
  • Contemporaneous international legal process and African claims and rights
  • Lancaster Hill's petition at the beginning of the American Revolution
  • International law and Lancaster Hill's claim, through the American Revolution
  • African-American interests in the drafting of the international law-related language of the U.S. Constitution
  • Additional international law provisions of the Constitution : the continuation of the fictional narrative
  • Drafting the final constitutional provisions under the Black fictional narrative
  • African-American claims to outside and international law, 1790-1810 : Black institution building, federal court cases, and James Wilson's jurisprudence
  • African-American claims to international and outside law, 1790-1810 : property clauses, fugitive slave laws, the international slave trade, and Prosser's rebellion
  • Black claims to outside law and international law interests in Louisiana Territory, 1750-1814
  • The War of 1812 : Black claims to outside law relative to this war and its settlement
  • The birth of African-American international jurisprudence.
ISBN
  • 9781594603839 (alk. paper)
  • 1594603839 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2007033082
OCLC
148927569
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