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Author Weitz, Mark A., 1957-

Title The Confederacy on trial : the piracy and sequestration cases of 1861 / Mark A. Weitz.

Imprint Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  345.0264 W439c 2005    ---  Available
Description xi, 219 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-212) and index.
Contents And the fame of the Dane revive again, Ye Vikings of the South -- If they meet it is only to combat -- We shall have no more peace forever -- A fair and impartial trial -- Summon the community by sound of trumpet -- I lay this offering of age on the altar of justice -- I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions -- For God's sake, leave this to the clash of arms.
Subject Trials (Piracy) -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Hijacking of ships -- Cases.
Prize law -- Cases.
Capture at sea -- Cases.
Enemy property -- Cases.
Effectiveness and validity of law -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Effectiveness and validity of law -- Confederate States of America -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contributions.
Confederate States of America -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Confederate States of America -- International status.
ISBN 0700613854 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700613862 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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