Granville Sharp and Lord Mansfield

  title={Granville Sharp and Lord Mansfield},
  author={Ruth Anna Fisher},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  pages={381 - 389}
  • R. Fisher
  • Published 1 October 1943
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Negro History
3 Citations
Mansfield, Atkin, Weinstein: Three Responsive Judges at the Nexus of Law, Politics, and Economy
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