The limits of sovereignty : property confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War

Hamilton, Daniel W

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  • Creator Daniel W. Hamilton
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
  • Physical Details
    • 231 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0226314820, 9780226314822
  • OCLC ocm70208051

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [173]-215) and index.

Contents

  • Legislative property confiscation before the Civil War -- Radical property confiscation in the Thirty-seventh Congress -- The conservative assault on confiscation -- The moderate coup -- The Confederate Sequestration Act -- The ordeal of sequestration -- Civil War confiscation in the reconstruction supreme court -- The limits of sovereignty
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