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Between Blood and Gold: The Debates over Compensation for Slavery in the Americas
By Frederique Beauvois
Today, a century and a half after the abolition of slavery across most of the Americas, the idea of monetary reparations for former slaves and their descendants continues to be a controversial one. Lost among these...

Hardback: Rs. 10,700.00
Slavery and Freedom in Texas: Stories from the Courtroom, 1821-1871
By Jason A. Gillmer
In these absorbing accounts of five court cases, Jason A. Gilmer offers intimate glimpses into Texas society in the time of slavery. Each story unfolds along boundaries - between men and women, slave and free, black and...

Paperback / softback: Rs. 2,395.00
Tyrannicide: Forging an American Law of Slavery in Revolutionary South Carolina and Massachusetts
By Emily Blanck
Tyrannicide uses a captivating narrative to unpack the experiences of slavery and slave law in South Carolina and Massachusetts during the Revolutionary Era. In 1779, during the midst of the American...

Paperback / softback: Rs. 2,795.00
Law and Social Status in Classical Athens
The subject of this collection is the articulation of law and social status in classical Athens. Its chapters, written by leading scholars from Canada, Britain, and the United States, cover a wide range of topics, among...

Hardback: Rs. 13,250.00
The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law
The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law provides an authoritative and original overview of the origins, concepts, and core issues of international law. The first comprehensive Handbook on the history of...

Paperback / softback: Rs. 4,499.00
The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary
"Slavery is the status or condition of a person over whom any or all of the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised." So reads the legal definition of slavery agreed by the League of Nations in 1926....

Hardback: Rs. 9,300.00
From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law
By Will Smiley (Assistant Professor of History &...
The Ottoman-Russian wars of the eighteenth century reshaped the map of Eurasia and the Middle East, but they also birthed a novel concept - the prisoner of war. For centuries, hundreds of thousands of captives,...

Hardback: Rs. 6,500.00
Reflections on Slavery and the Constitution
By George Anastaplo
In this insightful book about constitutional law and slavery, George Anastaplo illuminates both how the history of race relations in the United States should be approached and how seemingly hopeless social and political...

Hardback: Rs. 7,500.00
Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society: The Constitutional Origins of the American Civil War
By Michael F. Conlin
In an incisive analysis of over two dozen clauses as well as several 'unwritten' rules and practices, The Constitutional Origins of the American Civil War shows how the Constitution aggravated the sectional conflict...

Hardback: Rs. 3,999.00