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Talking Lawyerlike about Law: Black Advocacy and My Bondage and My Freedom

Jeannine Marie DeLombard

in Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830864
eISBN:
9781469605791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887738_delombard.8
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter narrates the experiences of John Mercer Langston and Robert Morris on the opposition to antebellum displays of black civic agency. It then discusses Frederick Douglass's oratory of the ... More


All Done Brown at Last: Illustrating Harpers Ferry

Jeannine Marie DeLombard

in Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830864
eISBN:
9781469605791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887738_delombard.11
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This conclusion analyzes John Brown's treason trial in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Frank Leslie's published several illustrations of Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry and its legal aftermath. ... More


The Right to Have Rights: Taking Hannah Arendt to India

Niraja Gopal Jayal

in Human Rights: India and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453528
eISBN:
9780199085361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453528.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In parts of India, human rights are meaningless due to a lack of state presence and effective citizenship. In this chapter, exploring Hannah Arendt’s work, it argues that the conditions of refugees ... More


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