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The American dreams of John B. Prentis, slave trader

Author: Kari J Winter
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2011] ©2011
Series: Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a young man, John B. Prentis (1788-1848) expressed outrage over slavery, but by the end of his life he had transported thousands of enslaved persons from the upper to the lower South. Kari J.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Winter, Kari J.
American dreams of John B. Prentis, slave trader.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2011]
xiv, 215 pages ; 23 cm.
(DLC) 10872507
Named Person: John B Prentis; John B Prentis; John B Prentis; John B Prentis
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kari J Winter
ISBN: 9780820339535 0820339539
OCLC Number: 882236612
Description: 1 online resource (235 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Possessive relations --
Apprenticeship --
Brotherly collusions --
Slave trading --
Family values --
Wills and possessions --
Relic(t)s.
Series Title: Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900.
Responsibility: Kari J. Winter.

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Offers an indelible portrait of a Virginia slave trader and the everwidening filial, cultural, and political circles that framed his life. The book does a very good job of outlining the dimensions of Read more...

 
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