Dred scott v sandford a brief history with documents bedford cultural editions series by paul finkelman 1997 03 15 paul finkelman on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers. For the bedford series in history and culture he edited dred scott v sandford a brief history with documents 1997 and defending slavery proslavery thought in the old south a brief history with documents 2003 finkelman has also published numerous scholarly articles on american legal history and civil rights and he lectures frequently . Sandford a brief history with documents bedford cultural editions series by paul finkelman slavery flag like see review tatham dilks rated it it was amazing. The only book on dred scott built around primary documents this brief text examines the 1857 supreme court case one of the most controversial and notorious judicial decisions in us history in which a slave unsuccessfully sued for his freedom in addition to excerpts from each justices opinion contemporary editorials and newspaper articles and pertinent excerpts from the lincoln . Scott then appealed to the us supreme court where the case was recorded as dred scott v sandford and entered history with that title scott was represented before the supreme court by montgomery blair and george ticknor curtis whose brother benjamin was a supreme court justice
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