A comprehensive, contextual presentation of all aspects-social, political, and economic-of slavery in the United States, from the first colonization through Reconstruction.
* Ten major essays and 300 A-Z entries cover all aspects of slavery
* Over 100 contributors represent the finest scholarship worldwide on the topic
* An impressive collection of 150 original documents illustrate both popular and official attitudes toward slavery
* The massive bibliography is the most complete and up-to-date available
Junius P. Rodriguez, Ph.D., is associate professor of history at Eureka College, Eureka, IL. His published works include ABC-CLIO's award-winning Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery, The Louisiana Purchase, and Chronology of World Slavery.