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The rise and fall of slavery in the Americas : slavery, emancipation and human rights

Author: Robin Blackburn
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the rise and abolition of slavery in the Americas covers such topics as the plantation revolution of the seventeenth century, the emergence of anti-slavery thought, and the contributions of such figures as Thomas Paine and Frederick Douglass.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Blackburn
ISBN: 9781844675692 1844675696
OCLC Number: 428735431
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Robin Blackburn.

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A landmark history of the rise, abolition, and legacy of slavery in the New World.  Read more...

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"A magnificent work of contemporary scholarship" Eric Foner, The Nation "Sombre, dark and masterly." Linda Colley, Independent on Sunday "An exhaustive, powerfully written and compelling book." Read more...

 
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