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Inhuman bondage : the rise and fall of slavery in the New World

Author: David Brion Davis
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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"Davis begins with the dramatic Amistad case, which vividly highlights the international character of the Atlantic slave trade and the roles of the American judiciary, the presidency, the media, and both black and white abolitionists. The heart of the book looks at slavery in the American South, describing black slaveholding planters; the rise of the Cotton Kingdom; the daily life of ordinary slaves; the highly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Brion Davis
ISBN: 0195140737 9780195140736 9780195339444 0195339444
OCLC Number: 62281901
Description: xvi, 440 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The Amistad test of law and justice --
The ancient foundations of modern slavery --
The origins of antiblack racism in the New World --
How Africans became integral to New World history --
The Atlantic slave system : Brazil and the Caribbean --
Slavery in colonial North America --
The problem of slavery in the American Revolution --
The impact of the French and Haitian revolutions --
Slavery in the nineteenth-century South, I : from contradiction to defense --
Slavery in the nineteenth-century south, II : from slaveholder treatment and the nature of labor to slave culture, sex and religion, and free Blacks --
Some nineteenth-century slave conspiracies and revolts --
Explanations of British abolitionism --
Abolitionism in America --
The politics of slavery in the United States --
The Civil War and slave emancipation.
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Presenting a study of slavery in modern times, this book provides a global perspective on the subject with an emphasis on the United States.  Read more...

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