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Slavery in America


Ira Berlin. Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves. Belknap Press. 2003. 374pp.

Eugene H. Berwanger. The Frontier Against Slavery: Western Anti-Negro Prejudice and the Slavery Extension Controversy. University of Illinois Press. 2002. 192pp.

Sterling Lecater Bland, Jr.. Voices of the Fugitives: Runaway Slave Stories and Their Fictions of Self-Creation. Greenwood Press. 2000. 184pp.

William J. Cooper, Jr.. The South and the Politics of Slavery, 1828-1856. LSU Press. 1978. 401pp.

John Patrick Daly. When Slavery Was Called Freedom: Evangelicalism, Proslavery, and the Causes of the Civil War. University Press of Kentucky. 2004. 224pp.

Sylviane A. Diouf. Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America. Oxford University Press. 2007. 340pp. A cargo of 110 slaves from Benin and Nigeria, arriving 1860.

Robin Leigh Einhorn. American Taxation, American Slavery. University of Chicago Press. 2006. 337pp.

Stanley M. Elkins. Slavery: A Problem in American Institutional and Intellectual Life. University of Chicago Press. 1976. 320pp. 3rd Edition.

Paul Finkelman. Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson. M. E. Sharpe. 2001. 296pp. Revised edition.

Robert W. Fogel; Stanley L. Engerman. Time On The Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery. W. W. Norton & Company. 1989. 306pp.

David N. Gellman. Emancipating New York: The Politics of Slavery and Freedom, 1777-1827. LSU Press. 2006. 297pp.

Eugene D. Genovese. The Political Economy of Slavery: Studies in the Economy & Society of the Slave South. Wesleyan University Press. 1989. 335pp. 2nd Edition.

Nicholas Halasz. The Rattling Chains: Slave Unrest and Revolt in the Antebellum South. D. McKay Co.. 1966. 274pp.

Stephen R. Haynes. Noah's Curse: The Biblical Justification of American Slavery. Oxford University Press. 2007. 336pp.

James Oliver Horton; Lois E. Horton. Slavery and the Making of America. Oxford University Press. 2004. 254pp.

Don Jordan; Michael Walsh. White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America. NYU Press. 2008. 320pp.

John P. Kaminski. A Necessary Evil?: Slavery and the Debate of the Constitution. Rowman & Littlefield. 1995. 301pp.

Peter Kolchin. American Slavery, 1619-1877. Hill and Wang. 1994. 304pp.

David L. Lightner. Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War. Yale University Press. 2006. 228pp.

Mason I. Lowance, Jr. (editor). A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865. Princeton University Press. 2003. 492pp.

Matthew Mason. Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic. UNC Press. 2006. 339pp.

John R. McKivigan; Mitchell Snay (editor). Religion and the Antebellum Debate Over Slavery. University of Georgia Press. 1998. 391pp.

Joanne Pope Melish. Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and "Race" in New England, 1780-1860. Cornell University Press. 1998. 296pp.

Thomas D. Morris. Southern Slavery and the Law, 1619-1860. UNC Press. 1999. 592pp.

Michael A. Morrison. Slavery and the American West: The Eclipse of Manifest Destiny and the Coming of the Civil War. UNC Press. 1999. 410pp.

Peter J. Parish. Slavery: History and Historians. Westview Press. 1990. 208pp. American slavery.

Donald L. Robinson. Slavery in the Structure of American Politics, 1765-1820. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1970. 564pp.

Willie Lee Nichols Rose (editor). A Documentary History of Slavery in North America. University of Georgia Press. 1999. 537pp.

Todd Lee Savitt. Medicine and Slavery: The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia. University of Illinois Press. 1978. 332pp.

Loren Schweninger (editor). The Southern Debate Over Slavery: Petitions to Southern Legislatures, 1778-1864. University of Illinois Press. 2001. 328pp.

Stephanie E. Smallwood. Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora. Harvard University Press. 2007. 273pp.

Larry E. Tise. Proslavery: A History of the Defense of Slavery in America, 1701-1840. University of Georgia Press. 1990. 501pp.

Michael Vorenberg. Final Freedom: The Civil War, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment. Cambridge University Press. 2001. 305pp.

Andrew Waters (editor). Prayin' to be Set Free: Personal Accounts of Slavery in Mississippi. John F. Blair. 2002. 193pp. 28 narratives.

T. Stephen Whitman. The Price of Freedom: Slavery and Manumission in Baltimore and Early National Maryland. University Press of Kentucky. 1997. 238pp.

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