Though The Heavens May Fall

Author: Steven M. Wise
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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

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Christopher Alain Cameron, “To Plead Our Own Cause: African Americans in
Massachusetts and the Making of the Antislavery Movement, 1630–1835,” Ph.D.
dissertation, University of North Carolina, 2010, 115. 4. Francis Fauquier to
Charles Steuart, 17 June 1763, Francis Fauquier Correspondence Transcriptions
, Rockefeller Library, Williamsburg, Virginia. See Steven M. Wise, Though the
Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery,
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Western European And British Barbarity Savagery And Brutality In The Transatlantic Chattel Slave Trade

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Equally significant to this thesis ahead is the situation of black slaves in England.
In William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (act IV, scene 1), 'You have
among you many a purchas'd slave, Which, like your asses, and your dogs, and
mules, You use in abject and in slavish parts, Because you bought them.' Steven
M. Wise's writing in his book, Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial
that Led to the End of Human Slavery, reminded us thus—James Somerset was
part ...

A Companion To Latin American History

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Yale University Press, New Haven. West, S. (2005) Though the Heavens May
Fall. The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery. Da Capo Press,
Cambridge, Mass. Chapter Ten RELIGION, SOCIETY, AND CULTURE IN THE
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Maccormick S Scotland

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... “New light on Mansfield and slavery” (1988) 27 Journal of British Studies 45-68
; W R Cotter, “The Somerset Case and the abolition of slavery in England”(1994)
79 History 31-55; J Oldham, English Common Law in the Age of Mansfield (2004)
305-323; G van Cleve, “Somerset's Case and its antecedents in imperial
perspective”(2006) 24 Law and History 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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There are times when this abundance of detail becomes a surfeit. Sections here
—whole chapters, even—should have been sacrificed to the demands of the
main narrative.” WISE, STEVEN M. Though the heavens may fall; the landmark
trial that led to the end of human slavery. 282p il 2005 Da Capo Press 1. Slavery
Law and legislation 2. Somerset, James, fl. 1769-1772 ISBN 0-7382-0695-4, 0-
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The Economist

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It includes John Newton, a slave captain who found God, rejected the trade and
wrote, among many others, the hymn "Amazing Grace"; Granville Sharp, a
musician and sponsor of lawsuits to free slaves Bury the Chains: Prophets and
Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves. By Adam Hochschild. Houghton
Mifflin; 468 pages; $26. 95. Macmillan; £20 Though the Heavens May Fall: The
Landmark Trial that Led to the End of Human Slavery. By Steven Wise. Da Capo
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Slavery On Trial

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... Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of
Human Slavery. Cambridge, Mass.: Merloyd Lawrence-Da Capo, 2005. Wood,
Gordon S. The Creation 0/ the American Republic, 1776-1787. 1969. Reprint.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. Wood, Marcus. Blind
Memory: Visual Representations 0/ Slavery in England and America, 1780- 1865.
New York: Routledge, 2000. . Slavery, Empathy, and Pornography. Oxford:
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A Short History Of Slavery

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... Slavery, New York, 1999 David Eltis and James Walvin, eds., The Abolition of
the Atlantic Slave Trade, Madison, 1981 Adam Hochschild, Bury the Chains: the
British Struggle to Abolish Slavery, London, 2005 Judith Jennings, The Business
of Abolishing the British Slave Trade, 1783-1807, London, 1997 John Oldfield,
Popular Politics and British Anti-Slavery, Manchester, 1995 Steven M. Wise,
Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial that Led to the End of Human
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Encyclopedia Of African American Culture And History

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"Slave Images and Realities." In Comparative Perspectives on Slavery in New
World Plantation Societies, edited by Vera Rubin and Arthur Tuden. New York:
New York Academy of Sciences, 1977. Weber, David J. The Spanish Frontier in
North America. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1992. West, Steven M.
Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human
Slavery. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 2005. Amiga, Olga Portuondo. La
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