The Slave Power: Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs: Being an Attempt to Explain the Real Issues Involved in the American Contest

The Slave Power: Its Character, Career, and Probable Designs: Being an Attempt to Explain the Real Issues Involved in the American Contest

by John Elliott Cairnes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108024334
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/09/2010
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Slavery and Abolition Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introductory - the case stated; 2. The economic basis of slavery; 3. Internal organization of slave societies; 4. Tendencies of slave societies; 5. Internal development of slave societies; 6. External policy of slave societies; 7. The career of the slave power; 8. The designs of the slave power; 9. General conclusions.

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