American Slavery, 1619-1877

American Slavery, 1619-1877

  • Publish Date: 1994-04-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Peter Kolchin
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A concise, engaging overview of American slavery from the beginning of the colonial era to emancipation and its aftermath. Kolchin takes a broad geographical perspective, putting American slavery in the context of a general trend toward use of forced labor on the periphery of an expanding Europe.This incisive synthesis fills a major gap for the general reader and for historians, who will find it both stimulating and appealing.

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