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Slavery in the United States. Antislavery movements

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  • 12 Years A Slaveby Solomon Northup

    Thunder Bay Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    When Solomon Northup, born a free black man in Saratoga, New York, was offered a short-term job with a circus in Washington, D.C., in 1841, he jumped at the opportunity. But when he arrived, he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana. Finally, with the help of a Canadian abolitionist, he was rescued and reunited with his family in New York.... more...

  • Busy in the Causeby Lowell J. Soike

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 30.00

    Despite the immense body of literature about the American Civil War and its causes, the nation?s western involvement in the approaching conflict often gets short shrift. Slavery was the catalyst for fiery rhetoric on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line and fiery conflicts on the western edges of the nation. Driven by questions regarding the place of... more...

  • Sklaverei in Amerikaby Udo Sautter

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 32.91

    Ab dem 16. Jahrhundert wurden schwarze Sklaven aus Afrika von den europäischen Kolonialmächten in der Karibik eingesetzt. Von dort kam die Institution auch nach Nordamerika. Udo Sautter schildert die Entwicklung der Sklaverei auf dem Gebiet der heutigen Vereinigten Staaten vom Beginn der Kolonisierung im frühen 17. Jahrhundert bis zu ihrem Ende im... more...

  • The Emancipation of Angelina Grimkeby Katherine DuPre Lumpkin

    The University of North Carolina Press 1974; US$ 44.99

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  • The Political Economy of Slaveryby Eugene D. Genovese

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    Introduction to the Wesleyan Edition List of Abbreviations Introduction Part One: The Setting: The Slave South: An Interpretation Part Two: Virgin Land and Servile Labor: The Low Productivity of Southern Slave Labor: Causes and Effects, The Negro Laborer in Africa and the Slave South, Cotton, Slavery, and Soil Exhaustion, Livestock in the Slave Economy,... more...

  • In the Shadow of Freedomby Paul Finkelman; Donald R. Kennon

    Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Few images of early America were more striking, and jarring, than that of slaves in the capital city of the world?s most important free republic. Black slaves served and sustained the legislators, bureaucrats, jurists, cabinet officials, military leaders, and even the presidents who lived and worked there. While slaves quietly kept the nation?s capital... more...

  • Splitter im Sandby Birgit Biehl

    ATHENA-Verlag 2013; US$ 9.00

    Können Sie sich vorstellen, Ihr bisheriges Leben zu verlassen, sich völlig zu lösen, alles, auch sich selbst in Frage zu stellen und einzutauchen in fremde Welten, die einen anderen Menschen von Ihnen verlangen? Überleben in einer alles fordernden Umwelt muss neu gelernt werden, und so entsteht ein Anderer in Ihnen ... Die Autorin, ein 'Wanderer',... more...

  • The Creole Affairby Arthur T. Downey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 39.99

    The Creole Affair is the story of the most successful slave rebellion in modern history. The Creole Affair is just as importantly a story of diplomacy: of two extraordinary non-professional diplomats who cleverly resolved the tensions arising from this historic slave uprising that, had it been allowed to escalate, had the potential for catastrophe.... more...

  • Pirates, Merchants, Settlers, and Slavesby Kevin P. McDonald

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, more than a thousand pirates poured from the Atlantic into the Indian Ocean. There, according to Kevin P. McDonald, they helped launch an informal trade network that spanned the Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds, connecting the North American colonies with the rich markets of the East Indies. Rather... more...

  • Slave Cultureby Spencer Crew; Lonnie Bunch; Clement Price

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 294.00

    "The editors have created a solid resource for students by organizing the narratives into categories, using selections that focus on particular reflections of the enslaved life. . . . This is a valuable contribution to United States history. Slave Culture is well-written and organized; it is ideal for the high school and undergraduate student. Upper-level... more...