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American Slavery - American Freedom : The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia



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  • American Slavery, American Freedom
    American Slavery, American Freedom


Locates the roots of freedom in slavery while following the course the Virginians charted for colonial America

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Dreams of Liberationp. 3
The Lost Colonyp. 25
Idle Indian and Lazy Englishmanp. 44
The Jamestown Fiascop. 71
The Persistent Visionp. 92
Boomp. 108
Settling Downp. 133
Living with Deathp. 158
The Trouble with Tobaccop. 180
A Golden Fleecingp. 196
The Losersp. 215
Discontentp. 235
Rebellionp. 250
Status Quop. 271
Toward Slaveryp. 295
Toward Racismp. 316
Toward Populismp. 338
Toward the Republicp. 363
Footnote Abbreviationsp. 389
Appendix: Population Growth in Seventeenth-Century Virginiap. 395
A Note on the Sourcesp. 433
Indexp. 443
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