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The Slaves' Economy: Independent Production by Slaves in the Americas
     

The Slaves' Economy: Independent Production by Slaves in the Americas

by Ira Berlin, Philip D. Morgan
 

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ISBN-10: 0714641723

ISBN-13: 9780714641720

Pub. Date: 03/01/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Slaves achieved a degree of economic independence, producing food, tending cash crops, raising livestock, manufacturing furnished goods, marketing their own products, consuming and saving the proceeds and bequeathing property to their descendants. The editors of this volume contend that the legacy of slavery cannot be understood without a full appreciation of the

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Slaves achieved a degree of economic independence, producing food, tending cash crops, raising livestock, manufacturing furnished goods, marketing their own products, consuming and saving the proceeds and bequeathing property to their descendants. The editors of this volume contend that the legacy of slavery cannot be understood without a full appreciation of the slaves' economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714641720
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/1995
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

The Slaves Economy can be recommended as a vade mecum to current work on the internal economy of slaves in the North Atlantic World." The Historical Association

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