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Publications

“Textiles: Popular Culture and the Law”
1/2016, Laura F. Edwards, Buffalo Law Review 64 (pp. 193-214)
A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights
2015, Laura F. Edwards, New York: Cambridge University Press
“Reconstruction and the History of Governance,” Gregory P. Downs and Kate Masur, eds., The World the War Made
2015, Laura F. Edwards, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press (pp. 30-44)
The People and Their Peace: Legal Culture and the Transformation of Inequality in the Post-Revolutionary South
2009, Laura F. Edwards, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press
“Civil War and Reconstruction,” Christopher Tomlins and Michael Grossberg, eds., The Cambridge History of Law in America, vol. 2, The Long Nineteenth Century (1789-1920
2008, Laura F. Edwards, New York: Cambridge University Press (pp. 313-44)
“Status Without Rights: African Americans and the Tangled History of Law and Governance in the Nineteenth-Century U.S. South”
4/1/2007, Laura F. Edwards, American Historical Review 112 (pp. 365-393)
“Enslaved Women and the Law: The Paradoxes of Subordination in the Post-Revolutionary Carolinas,”
8/2005, Laura F. Edwards, Slavery & Abolition, 26 (pp. 305-323)
Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Southern Women in the Civil War Era
2000, Laura F. Edwards, Urbana: University of Illinois Press
“Law, Domestic Violence, and the Limits of Patriarchal Authority in the Antebellum South”
11/1/1999, Laura F. Edwards, Journal of Southern History 65 (pp. 733-70)
Gendered Strife and Confusion: The Political Culture of Reconstruction
1997, Laura F. Edwards, Urbana: University of Illinois Press
Only the Clothes on Her Back: Women, Textiles, and State Formation in the Nineteenth Century United States
Forthcoming, Laura F. Edwards
“The Reconstruction of Rights: The Fourteenth Amendment and Popular Conceptions of Governance"
Forthcoming, Laura F. Edwards, Journal of Supreme Court History

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