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
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The story of slavery in the United States is a painful one. Too often, students get little more than a cursory look at the horrors of the Middle Passage and an overview of the Civil War. This encyclopedia is a scholarly, comprehensive presentation of the whole story.About the Author:
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.
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Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1851095446
Book Description Abc-Clio Inc, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 740 pages. 11.00x8.50x2.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1851095446