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Slavery in American society

Author: Lawrence B Goodheart; Richard D Brown; Stephen G Rabe
Publisher: Lexington, Mass. : D.C. Heath, 1992.
Series: Problems in American civilization.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This anthology reflects the sweeping changes of recent years in historians' views of slavery, featuring essays from the growing fields of social history, women's history, and comparative history.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence B Goodheart; Richard D Brown; Stephen G Rabe
ISBN: 0669244465 9780669244465
OCLC Number: 27187489
Description: xxvi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. What is slavery? Slavery and social death / Orlando Patterson ; On paternalism / Eugene D. Genovese --
pt. 2. The emergence of slavery. Slavery in the New World / Robert Fogel ; Time, space, and the evolution of African-American society / Ira Berlin ; Slavery and freedom : the American paradox / Edmund S. Morgan ; The uncertain antislavery commitment of Thomas Jefferson / David Brion Davis --
pt. 3. Slave life and culture. Slave spirituals / Lawrence Levine ; Images of slavery : a photographic essay ; Conjure / Albert J. Raboteau ; Nutrition and nutriments / Kenneth F. Kiple and Virginia H. King --
pt. 4. Family and gender. The life cycle of slaves / Allan Kulikoff ; Family life / Herbert G. Gutman ; Slave women / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese --
pt. 5. United States slavery in comparative perspective. The origins of racial slavery in Virginia and South Africa / George M. Fredrickson ; American slavery and Russian serfdom / Peter Kolchin ; Slavery and emancipation in comparative perspective / Stanley L. Engerman --
pt. 5. Slavery and society. Slave management / Drew G. Faust ; Slave revolts / Eugene D. Genovese ; Slavery and the civil War / Eric Foner.
Series Title: Problems in American civilization.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Lawrence B. Goodheart, Richard D. Brown, Stephen G. Rabe.
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This anthology reflects the sweeping changes of recent years in historians' views of slavery, featuring essays from the growing fields of social history, women's history, and comparative history.

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