Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South

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Stampp’s classic study of American slavery as a deliberately chosen, practical system of controlling and exploiting labor is one of the most important and influential works of American history written in our time.
 
“A thoughtful and deeply moving book. . . .  Mr. Stampp wants to show specifically what slavery was like, why it existed, and what it did to the American people.”—Bruce Catton

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Mr. Stampp wants to show specifically what slavery was like, why it existed, and what it did to the American people.

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Kenneth M. Stampp was twice awarded John Simon Guggenheim Fellowships, held two fellowships at the Huntington Library, and has been a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. A specialist in ninteenth-century American history, he is the author of many books on that period, including The Era of Reconstruction. Mr. Stampp died in 2009.

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