American Slavery: 1619-1877 (10th Anniversary Edition)

American Slavery: 1619-1877 (10th Anniversary Edition)

by Peter Kolchin


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The single best short survey in America, now updated.
Includes a New Preface and Afterward

In terms of accessibility and comprehensive coverage, Kolchin's American Slavery is a singularly important achievement. Now updated to address a decade of new scholarship, the book includes a new preface, afterword, and revised and expanded bibliographic essay. It remains the best book to introduce a subject of profound and lasting importance, one that lies at the center of American history.

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ISBN-13: 9780809016303
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 09/01/2003
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 457,282
Product dimensions: 5.57(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Peter Kolchin, the Henry Clay Reed Professor of History at the University of Delaware, is the author of numerous books, most recently A Sphinx on the American Land: The Nineteenth Century South in Comparative Perspective (2003).

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