xiii, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Setting the scene : Louisiana 1803-1812 Understanding Moreau Lislet The French connection and the Spanish perception The authors and origins of the Code Noir The death of a code : the birth of a digest Celebrating the Quebec codification achievement The collapse of the general clause The many guises of equity in a mixed jurisdiction.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.