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American Slavery, 1619-1877

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Edition:
Reprint
ISBN13:

9780809015542

ISBN10:
0809015544
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/1/1994
Publisher(s):
Hill and Wang

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Summary

The single best short survey in America, now updated.Includes a New Preface and AfterwardIn terms of accessibility and comprehensive coverage, Kolchin's American Slavery is a singularly important achievement. Now updated to address a decade of new scholarship, the book includes a new preface, afterword, and revised and expanded bibliographic essay. It remains the best book to introduce a subject of profound and lasting importance, one that lies at the center of American history.

Author Biography

Peter Kolchin, the Henry Clay Reed Professor of History at the University of Delaware

Table of Contents

Preface ix
1. Origins and Consolidation
3(25)
2. The Colonial Era
28(35)
3. The American Revolution
63(30)
4. Antebellum Slavery: Organization, Control, Paternalism
93(40)
5. Antebellum Slavery: Slave Life
133(36)
6. The White South: Society, Economy, Ideology
169(31)
7. The End of Slavery
200(39)
Appendix Statistical Tables 239(8)
Notes 247(10)
Bibliographical Essay 257(36)
Index 293


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