Blacks in Colonial America

Blacks in Colonial America

by Oscar Reiss

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786429578
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 11/27/2006
Pages: 301
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

The late Oscar Reiss, was a retired physician and the author of The Jews in Colonial America (2004) and Medicine and the American Revolution (1998). He lived in San Diego.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface 1



1 The Concept of Slavery 3

2 African Roots 17

3 The Slave Trade 23

4 The Slave’s Life in Colonial America 47

5 Africans in New England 65

6 Africans in the Middle Atlantic Colonies 79

7 Africans in the South 97

8 The Freedmen 123

9 Colonization 145

10 Opposition to Slavery in Colonial America 157

11 Miscegenation 181

12 Slave Rebellion and Black Codes 189

13 Blacks and Christianity 217

14 Blacks in War 229



Notes 257

Index 285

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