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New Jersey History




Slavery in New Jersey offers scholars a rich, untapped source for new scholarship about the meaning of freedom and liberty from the Founding Era to the Civil War. Kean University recently sponsored a panel discussion featuring three scholars and their research into the story of slavery in the Garden State. This opening essay offers a summation of the Kean panel's findings, and offers encouragement to other scholars of slavery in the state


This is an Open Access work under a Creative Commons license. New Jersey History was published by Rutgers University Libraries from 2009 to 2013.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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Blanck, E.V. (2012). Slavery in New Jersey: A Roundtable. New Jersey History 127(1).