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Slaves and Masters Described

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520206168
eISBN:
9780520918115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the slave–master relations in the Northwest Coast. It defines a slave as a person over whom all the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised and examines ... More


Military Necessity and Lincoln’s Concept of the War

Burrus M. Carnahan

in Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124636
eISBN:
9780813134871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124636.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses Lincoln's use of the emancipation weapon and the restrained response of the South to the First Confiscation Act, which was mentioned in the previous chapter. It also highlights ... More


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