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.

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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

  • publication date: 23/02/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780140241501
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780140241501
  • weight: 236
  • ISBN10: 0140241507

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