Unrequited Toil: A History of United States Slavery

Unrequited Toil: A History of United States Slavery

by Calvin Schermerhorn


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107608580
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/16/2018
Series: Cambridge Essential Histories
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 266
Sales rank: 507,446
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Calvin Schermerhorn is a Professor in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. He is author of The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860 (2015), co-editor of Henry Goings's Rambles of A Runaway from Southern Slavery (2012), and author of Money over Mastery, Family over Freedom: Slavery in the Antebellum Upper South (2011).

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Counter-revolutionaries; 2. Slow death for slavery; 3. Cotton empire; 4. Black insurgency; 5. Financial chains; 6. Life in the quotidian; 7. Landscape of sexual violence; 8. Industrial discipline; 9. Narratives; 10. Geopolitics; 11. Abolition war; 12. No justice, no peace; Conclusion.

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