American Slavery: 1619-1877

American Slavery: 1619-1877

By: Peter Kolchin (author)Paperback

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Beginning with the Colonial period, progressing through the Revolution and the Antebellum period, the book chronologically documents the historical evolution of slavery in the USA

About Author

Peter Kolchin is Professor of History at the University of Delaware. Winner of the Bancroft Prize in American history, his other books include Unfree Labor: American Slavery and Russian Serfdom and A Sphinx on American Land.


Origins and consolidation; the colonial era; the American Revolution; antebellum slavery - organization, control, paternalism; antebellum slavery - slave life; the white South - society, economy, ideology; the end of slavery.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780140241501
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780140241501
  • weight: 236
  • ISBN10: 0140241507

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