The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics.
The Origins of American Slavery is a short analysis that shows the complex rationale behind the English establishment of American slavery in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This new assessment of a pivotal time in the formation of what was to become the United States offers thought-provoking insights into the English influence on the development of the "peculiar institution."
|Publisher:||Farrar, Straus and Giroux|
|Series:||Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)|
About the Author
Betty Wood, a fellow of Girton College, Cambridge, is the author of several award-winning articles and two previous books on American slavery.