|1. Slavery in France: The Problem and Early Responses11|
|The French Courts and the Edict of 171615|
|2. The Case of Jean Boucaux v. Verdelin: Fashioning the National
Myth of Liberty23|
|Jean Boucaux v. Bernard Verdelin24|
|The Declaration of 173837|
|3. The Impact of the Declaration of 1738: Nantes, La. Rochelle,
|The Case of Catherine Morgan41|
|La Rochelle and Paris48|
|4. Notions of Race in the Eighteenth Century57|
|Francisque of Pondicherry57|
|Nègre: An Ambiguous Term60|
|Francisque's Lawyers' Racial Argument61|
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Book title: There Are No Slaves in France:The Political Culture of Race and Slavery in the Ancien Regime.
Contributors: Sue Peabody - Author.
Publisher: Oxford University Press.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1996.
Page number: vii.
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