Though The Heavens May Fall

Author: Steven M. Wise
Publisher: Palabra
ISBN: 9780306814501
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As the case drew to a close, and defenders of slavery pleaded with him to maintain the system, Mansfield's reply has resounded down through more than two centuries: "Let Justice be done, though the Heavens may fall."

The Counter Revolution Of 1776

Author: Gerald Horne
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479808725
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Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America Gerald Horne ...
See Steven M. Wise, Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That
Led to the End of Human Slavery, New York: Da Capo, 2005, 4: “Steuart's life ...

A Companion To Latin American History

Author: Thomas H. Holloway
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444391640
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Rodriguez Morel, G. (forthcoming) “Black Slavery in the Hispanic Caribbean in
the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries." In F. W. ... West, S. (2005) Though the
Heavens May Fall. The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery.

Bury The Chains

Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547526954
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A deft chronicle of this groundbreaking antislavery crusade and its powerful enemies, Bury the Chains gives a little-celebrated human rights watershed its due at last.

Maccormick S Scotland

Author: Neil Walker
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748649301
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I have not had an opportunity to compare copies: the 1778 version may be a
reissue with a new title page. ... Review 601-645; and SM Wise, Though the
Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial that Led to the End of Human Slavery (
2006).

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David McAllister (501-1000w) “Wise, who has reconstructed this fascinating story
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Though the heavens may fall; the landmark trial that led to the end of human
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Once these had included detentions in religious prisons and under the yoke of
villeinage; now restraints could ... story in STEVEN M. WISE, THOUGH THE
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Portrait Of A Patriot

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They further informed me, that neither Negroes or molattoes could have a Jury,—
that for killing a negro, ever so wantonly, ... Though the Heavens May Fall: The
Landmark Trial that Led to the End of Human Slavery (Cambridge, Mass., 2005).

Slavery On Trial

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
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Wiethoff, William E. A Peculiar Humanism: The Judicial Advocacy of Slavery in
High Courts of the Old South, 1820-1850. Athens: ... Though the Heavens May
Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery. Cambridge,
Mass.