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American Slavery 1619-1877: Anniversary Edition

American Slavery 1619-1877: Anniversary Edition - rev edition

American Slavery 1619-1877: Anniversary Edition - rev edition

ISBN13: 9780809016303

ISBN10: 0809016303

American Slavery 1619-1877: Anniversary Edition by Peter Kolchin - ISBN 9780809016303
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: REV 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Hill and Wang
Published:
International: No
American Slavery 1619-1877: Anniversary Edition by Peter Kolchin - ISBN 9780809016303

ISBN13: 9780809016303

ISBN10: 0809016303

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: REV 03

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Summary

The single best short survey in America, now updated.
Includes a New Preface and Afterward

In terms of accessibility and comprehensive coverage, Kolchin's American Slavery is a singularly important achievement. Now updated to address a decade of new scholarship, the book includes a new preface, afterword, and revised and expanded bibliographic essay. It remains the best book to introduce a subject of profound and lasting importance, one that lies at the center of American history.

Author Bio

Kolchin, Peter : University of Delaware

Peter Kolchin, the Henry Clay Reed Professor of History at the University of Delaware, is the author of numerous books, most recently A Sphinx on the American Land: The Nineteenth Century South in Comparative Perspective (2003).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface Preface to the Revised Edition 1 Origins and Consolidation 3 2 The Colonial Era 28 3 The American Revolution 63 4 Antebellum Slavery: Organization, Control, Paternalism 93 5 Antebellum Slavery: Slave Life 133 6 The White South: Society, Economy, Ideology 169 7 The End of Slavery 200 Afterword 239 App.: Statistical Tables 251 Notes 259 Bibliographical Essay 269 Index 317