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Slavery at the home of George Washington

Author: Philip J Schwarz
Publisher: Mount Vernon, Va. : Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This selection of articles focuses on Washington's changing attitudes towards the institution of slavery and his everyday relationships with the slaves who shared his Mount Vernon estate.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slavery at the home of George Washington.
Mount Vernon, Va. : Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, ©2001
(OCoLC)654383743
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Schwarz
ISBN: 0931917387 9780931917387
OCLC Number: 50446772
Description: iii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Philip J. Schwarz --
Mount Vernon plantation : a model for the Republic / Jean B. Lee --
Slavery and agriculture at Mount Vernon / Lorena S. Walsh --
"They appear to live comfortable together" : private lives of the Mount Vernon slaves / Mary V. Thompson --
Slave lifeways at Mount Vernon : an archaeological perspective / Dennis J. Pogue Beyond Mount Vernon : George Washington's emancipated laborers and their descendants / Edna Greene Medford --
Looking back, moving forward : the changing interpretation of slave life on the Mount Vernon estate / James C. Rees.
Responsibility: edited by Philip J. Schwarz.

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