Challenging The Boundaries Of Slavery / Edition 1

Challenging The Boundaries Of Slavery / Edition 1

by David Brion Davis
     
 

Challenging the boundaries of slavery ultimately brought on the Civil War and the unexpected, immediate emancipation of slaves long before it could have been achieved in any other way. This imaginative and fascinating book puts slavery into a brilliant new light and underscores anew the desperate human tragedy lying at the very heart of the American story.See more details below

Overview

Challenging the boundaries of slavery ultimately brought on the Civil War and the unexpected, immediate emancipation of slaves long before it could have been achieved in any other way. This imaginative and fascinating book puts slavery into a brilliant new light and underscores anew the desperate human tragedy lying at the very heart of the American story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674019850
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Series:
Nathan I. Huggins Lectures Series
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,299,361
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.27(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The Origins and Nature of New World Slavery

2. 1819: Signs of a New Era

3. African-American Abolitionism and Southern Fears

Notes

Index

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