’The Marriage Covenant Is at the Foundation of All Our Rights’: The Politics of Slave Marriages in North Carolina after Emancipation


Journal Article

Republished as “Marriage, Households, and the Politics of Reconstruction in North Carolina,” in Glenda Gilmore, Jane Dailey, and Bryant Simon, eds., Race, Gender, and Politics in the New South, 1865-1980 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000), 7-27.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Edwards, LF,

Published Date

  • 1996

Published In

  • Law and History Review

Volume / Issue

  • 14 /

Start / End Page

  • 81 - 124