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The Cases of Fernando and Elizabeth Key: A Note on the Status of Blacks in Seventeenth-Century Virginia
ROFESSOR Alden T. Vaughan's recent note' on the blacks who arrived in Virginia between i6i9 and i630 has once again called attention to the origins of chattel slavery and racial prejudice in America.Expand
Mixed Jurisdictions and Convergence: The Louisiana Example
  • W. M. Billings
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Legal Information
  • 2001
Once on a plane to New Orleans I chanced to half overhear a conversation between two passengers who shared the same row of seats with me. Somewhere between wakefulness and drowsiness, my ear caught aExpand