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Title Sons of the fathers : the Virginia slavery debates of 1831-1832 / edited by Erik S. Root.

Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  E445 V8 S66 2009    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  E445.V8    Available
Description xi, 347 p. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Something must be done -- First day of debate -- Second day of debate -- Third day of debate -- Fourth day of debate -- Fifth day of debate -- Sixth day of debate -- Seventh day of debate -- Eighth day of debate -- Ninth day of debate -- Tenth d
Summary "Erik Root's book, Sons of the Fathers explores the Virginia Slavery Debate of 1831 1832, conducted in the House of Delegates. This is possibly the greatest debate to have occurred in any southern state before the Civil War. The speeches in this
Subject Slavery -- Political aspects -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Slavery -- Virginia -- Justification -- Sources.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865 -- Sources.
Added Author Root, Erik S.
ISBN 9780739141717 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739141716 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739141731 (electronic)
0739141732 (electronic)