A reevaluation of the master-slave relationship in American history.
"Without modern peer as an historical narrative, as a sensitive functional analysis of a major region and period of American society in general, and the Afro-American community in particular." The New Republic
"Altogether a first-class historical work, enhanced by a good, forthright style" The New Yorker
"Genovese has done more than any other American historian to life this tortured subject out of its culture-bound parochialism." C. Vann Woodward, The New York Review of Books
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