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In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South
Oxford University Press (2005)

Based on family letters and other first-hand evidence, this remarkable piece of detective work...

Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation
Oxford University Press (1999)

This new, bold, precedent-setting study conclusively demonstrates that, contrary to popular belief,...

Appealing for Liberty: Freedom Suits in the South

Appealing for Liberty

Freedom Suits in the South

Oxford University Press (2018)

Sweeping in scope, Appealing for Liberty gives voice to the enslaved African Americans who...

Families in Crisis in the Old South: Divorce, Slavery, and the Law
The University of North Carolina Press (2012)

In the antebellum South, divorce was an explosive issue. As one lawmaker put it, divorce was to be...