African Americans in Slavery

Thomas Davis

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to American Legal History
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781444331424
StatePublished - Feb 22 2013


  • African Americans in slavery
  • African Americans in slavery, diversity/individuality
  • American legal system, and American Negro slavery
  • Capture through acculturation
  • Institutionalists, and the first slavery statutes
  • Lived experience and law
  • Nascent capitalism, slavery in the Americas
  • Slave law and rationalization, interplay of cultural
  • Slavery, institution and lived experience
  • The Atlantic slave trade, laws exploiting blacks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences

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