Modern Medea : A Family Story of Slavery and Child-Murder from the Old South

by Steven Weisenburger | Nonfiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0809069547 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Bbonnn of Hayward, California USA on 2/23/2004
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Journal Entry 1 by Bbonnn from Hayward, California USA on Monday, February 23, 2004
Using only newspaper accounts and a paucity of official records, Weisenburger paints a vivid picture of slavery, freedom, law and murder on the Kentucky border. If nothing else, you'll be reminded just how nasty slavery was, when you read about a slave's murder being a "property crime."

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