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Myths of the plantation society : slavery in the American South and the West Indies

Author: Nathalie Dessens
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing insights into the origins of benevolent myths about the Old South, Dessens compares slave systems of the Caribbean and the American South from the early days of European colonization to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathalie Dessens
ISBN: 0813026822 9780813026824
OCLC Number: 52688094
Description: x, 213 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: "Discovery" and settlement --
Society, societies --
Comparative systems of slavery --
Ideology, ideologies --
Abolition and its aftermath --
Mythmaking and cultural exception.
Responsibility: Nathalie Dessens.

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