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The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism

Author: Edward E Baptist
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First trade paper editionView all editions and formats
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"In this assiduously researched and tightly argued volume, Baptist gives us what is by far the finest account of the deep interplay of the slave trade (especially within the nation's borders) and the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward E Baptist
ISBN: 9780465049660 0465049664
OCLC Number: 951108876
Description: 560 Seiten. : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: Introduction: The Heart, 1937 1. Feet 1783-1810 2. Heads 1791-1815 3. Right Hand 1815-1819 4. Left Hand 1805-1861 5. Tongues 1819-1824 6. Breath 1824-1835 7. Seed 1829-1837 8. Blood 1836-1844 9. Backs 1839-1850 10. Arms 1850-1861 11. Afterword: The Corpse 1861-1937 Acknowledgments Abbreviations Notes Index
Responsibility: Edward E. Baptist.

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Wall Street Journal "Abolitionists were contemptuous of such self-serving nonsense, but they too tended to see slavery as an economically inefficient, and morally reprehensible, hangover from the Read more...

 
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