France approves Black Code governing the condition of slaves in the American colonies
Historical Context Note
- The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.2.03: French Classical and Baroque Writing and Culture, 1600-1700.
- Vol. editors: Julia Prest (St Andrews University), Allison Stedman (University of North Carolina, Charlotte), Tim Unwin (University of Bristol), William David Wetsel (Arizona State University), David Williams (University of Sheffield)