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New England bound : slavery and colonization in early America

Author: Wendy Warren, (Professor of history)
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Based on new evidence, Warren links the growth of the northern colonies to the Atlantic slave trade, demonstrating how New England's economy derived its vitality from the profusion of slave-trading ships coursing through its ports. Warren documents how Indians were systematically sold into slavery in the West Indies and reveals how colonial families like the Winthrops were motivated not only by religious freedom  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Warren, (Professor of history)
ISBN: 9780871406729 0871406721 9781631492150 1631492152
OCLC Number: 921868724
Description: xi, 345 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: the cause of her grief --
Part I.A world that does wrong --
Beginning --
The key of the Indies --
Unplanting and replanting --
Part II. Likely that of New England --
Visible slaves --
Intimate slavery --
The law of the land --
Part III. Backing into modernity --
The selling of Adam --
Epilogue: a thousand such fellows.
Responsibility: Wendy Warren.
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Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize A New York Times Notable Book of 2016 A New York Times Editor's Choice "This book is an original achievement, the kind of history that chastens our historical memory  Read more...

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"In New England Bound, Wendy Warren builds a powerful case for the centrality of slavery to the economy of the Puritan colonies in the North." -- Joyce Appleby, author of The Relentless Revolution

 
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