Dueling in Virginia : the influence of honor on the law

Author:
Sayre, Alessandra Ann, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisors:
Ayers, Edward, Department of History, University of Virginia
McCurdy, Charles W., Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

The paper discusses the efforts of the Virginia General Assembly in the common law state to suppress dueling and the use of dueling in southern states as a code of honor.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
Moral conditions, Dueling, Virginia, Law, Law and legislation, Honor, History
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1990/05