TITLE

Rescuing Catalina: Law, Storytelling, and Unearthing the Hidden History of Southwestern Slavery

AUTHOR(S)
Castro, Robert F.
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Summer2000, Vol. 11/12 Issue 2/1, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the history of slavery in the Southwestern States in light of the United States Supreme Court case 'Bustamento v. Analla.' Synopsis of the Bustamento case; Power of storytelling in investigating legal history; Narration of the case using traditional contract law; Driving force of Indian-Mestizo slave trade in the region; Effects of Indian-Mestizo slave trade.
ACCESSION #
4148934

 

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