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Money over mastery, family over freedom : slavery in the antebellum upper South

Author: Calvin Schermerhorn
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Series: Studies in early American economy and society from the Library Company of Philadelphia.
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Once a sleepy plantation society, the region from the Chesapeake Bay to coastal North Carolina modernized and diversified its economy in the years before the Civil War. This title tells the story of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Calvin Schermerhorn
ISBN: 9781421400358 9781421400365 1421400359 1421400367
OCLC Number: 682145417
Description: viii, 286 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Networkers --
Watermen --
Domestics --
Makers --
Railroaders --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Studies in early American economy and society from the Library Company of Philadelphia.
Responsibility: Calvin Schermerhorn.

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This elegantly written and engaging monograph is required reading for students of nineteenth-century North Carolina history. -- Sean Condon North Carolina Historical Review There is much to admire in Read more...

 
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