Slavery: Real People and Their Stories of Enslavement

Slavery: Real People and Their Stories of Enslavement


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Slavery is a comprehensive look at the history of an abomination. Words and images reveal the story of slavery around the world and across the centuries, focusing on slavery in the United States in the 1800s. This authoritative, heavily illustrated guide looks at the escalation of the Atlantic slave trade, the African peoples who were targeted, the lives they led as slaves in the American South, the slow growth of worldwide anti-slavery movements, abolition in the United States, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and more. Understand slavery-and how America's slave past has influenced its racial atmosphere today-with Slavery.

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ISBN-13: 9781405336703
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.62(w) x 11.18(h) x 0.71(d)

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