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Dred Scott

Victim, Activist (c. 1799 — 17-Sep-1858)


Austin Allen. Origins of the Dred Scott Case: Jacksonian Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 2006. 274pp.

Thomas Hart Benton. An Examination of the Dred Scott Case. CITY: PUBLISHER. 1857. 123pp.

Walter Albert Browe. The Dred Scott Case. Detroit, MI: University of Detroit Press. 1932. 181pp.

Walter Ehrlich. They Have No Rights: Dred Scott's Struggle for Freedom. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1979. 266pp.

Don Edward Fehrenbacher. The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics. Oxford University Press. 1978. 741pp.

Mark A. Graber. Dred Scott and the Problem of Constitutional Evil. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 2006. 264pp.

Vincent Charles Hopkins. Dred Scott's case. New York City: Russell & Russell. 1967. 204pp.

Stanley I. Kutler. The Dred Scott Decision: Law or Politics?. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. 1967. 188pp.

Earl M. Maltz. Dred Scott and the Politics of Slavery. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press. 2007. 182pp.

Charles Morrow Wilson. The Dred Scott Decision. Philadelphia, PA: Auerbach Publishers. 1973. 122pp.


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