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JUDITH K. SCHAFER
Adjunct Faculty
Ph.D., Tulane, 1985

Judith Schafer specializes in American legal history, U.S. Southern history and the legal history of slavery.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women: Illegal Sex in Antebellum New Orleans    
Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2009
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Becoming Free, Remaining Free: Manumission and Enslavement in New Orleans, 18461862    
Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2003
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Slavery, the Civil Law, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana    
Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1997
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CONTACT INFORMATION

Office:Hebert 326A
Hours:MW 1:30-3:00; or by appointment
Phone:(504) 862-8602
Email:jschafer@tulane.edu

WHAT'S NEW

"The practice of kindness in early modern elite society"  
Past and Present, 2011, number 211, pp. 121-58.


Ruth Landes Memorial Fellowship, 2010  
Awarded to write a book on emotions and values in early modern England.


"The moral economy of thanking: the culture of gratitude in early modern England"  
Part of the panel on "The moral economy of emotions", to be presented at the American Historical Association, Boston, January, 2011.

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