Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery

Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery

by Robert William Fogel, Stanley L. Engerman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819143316

ISBN-13: 9780819143310

Pub. Date: 03/28/1986

Publisher: University Press of America

This book, originally published in 1974 by Little, Brown and Company, is a sweeping reexamination of the economic foundations of American Negro slavery. Based upon a vast research effort, this volume constitutes an entirely new portrayal of slavery's past. It challenges traditional assumptions about the material condition and management of slaves, their work habits

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This book, originally published in 1974 by Little, Brown and Company, is a sweeping reexamination of the economic foundations of American Negro slavery. Based upon a vast research effort, this volume constitutes an entirely new portrayal of slavery's past. It challenges traditional assumptions about the material condition and management of slaves, their work habits, domestic welfare, and the economy of the antebellum South in general.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819143310
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
03/28/1986
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.78(d)

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