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A Curse upon the Nation

Race, Freedom, and Extermination in America and the Atlantic World

by Kay Wright Lewis

<p>From the inception of slavery as a pillar of the Atlantic World economy, both Europeans and Africans feared their mass extermination by the other in a race war. In the United States, says Kay Wright Lewis, this ingrained dread nourished a ...

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A Fluid Frontier

Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland

by Karolyn Smardz Frost

As the major gateway into British North America for travelers on the Underground Railroad, the U.S./Canadian border along the Detroit River was a boundary that determined whether thousands of enslaved people of African descent could reach a ...

ISBN: 9780814339602

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Abolition and Antislavery: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic

by Peter Hinks & John McKivigan

<p>The clearly and concisely written entries in this reference work chronicle the campaign to end human slavery in the United States, bringing to life the key events, leading figures, and socioeconomic forces in the history of American ...

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Abolitionizing Missouri

German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America

by Kristen Layne Anderson

ISBN: 9780807161975

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Africans in the Old South

by Randy J. Sparks

The Atlantic slave trade was the largest forced migration in history, yet most of its stories are lost. Randy Sparks examines the few remaining reconstructed experiences of West Africans who lived in the South between 1740 and 1860. Their ...

ISBN: 9780674970151

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After Appomattox

by Gregory P. Downs

The Civil War did not end with Confederate capitulation in 1865. A second phase commenced which lasted until 1871—not Reconstruction but genuine belligerency whose mission was to crush slavery and create civil and political rights for freed ...

ISBN: 9780674426160

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Aiming for Pensacola

Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern Frontiers

by Matthew J. Clavin

Before the Civil War, slaves who managed to escape almost always made their way northward along the Underground Railroad. Matthew Clavin recovers the story of fugitive slaves who sought freedom by paradoxically sojourning deeper into the ...

ISBN: 9780674088252

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American Notes

by Charles Dickens

In 1842 Charles Dickens travelled to America. He wrote this travelogue of his experiences there, which is presented as much as a critique of the country as a tourist’s account. In particular, Dickens criticises the continued presence of the ...

ISBN: 9781781663592

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American Slave Coast

A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry

by Ned Sublette & Constance Sublette

A wide-ranging, powerful, alternative vision of the history of the United States and how the slave-breeding industry shaped it The American Slave Coast tells the horrific story of how the slavery business in the United States made the ...

ISBN: 9781613748237

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American Slave Revolts and Conspiracies: A Reference Guide

A Reference Guide

by Kerry Walters

<p>Provides a comprehensive overview of 10 major slave revolts and examines how those uprisings and conspiracies impacted slaveholding colonies and states from 1663 to 1861.</p><p><ul></p><p><li>Offers an overview of American slave revolts and ...

ISBN: 9781610696609

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American Slavery: A Historical Exploration of Literature

A Historical Exploration of Literature

by Robert Felgar

<p>Utilizing key selections from American literature, this volume aligns with ELA Common Core Standards to give students a fresh perspective on and a keener understanding of slavery in the United States.</p><p>• Helps students understand classic

ISBN: 9781610696487

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Amistad's Orphans

An Atlantic Story of Children, Slavery, and Smuggling

by Benjamin Nicholas Lawrance

<div>The lives of six African children, ages nine to sixteen, were forever altered by the revolt aboard the Cuban schooner <i>La Amistad</i> in 1839. Like their adult companions, all were captured in Africa and illegally sold as slaves. In this ...

ISBN: 9780300210439

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An Autobiography: The Story of my Life and Work

by Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington was a prominent leader of the African-American community in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Washington was born into slavery but would become a prolific author who wrote about extensively about his life experiences ...

ISBN: 9781508089667

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Army Life in a Black Regiment

by Thomas Wentworth Higginson

<span><span>Thomas Wentworth Higginson was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s and 1850s, identifying himself with disunion and militant ...

ISBN: 9781515416791

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Behind the Scenes

Or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House

by Elizabeth Keckley

<DIV><B>The remarkable story of the former slave who became Mary Todd Lincoln’s dressmaker and closest confidante</B><BR /><BR /> Born into slavery in Virginia, Elizabeth Keckley was whipped, sexually abused, and separated from her mother for ...

ISBN: 9781480474826

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Beyond Freedom's Reach

by Adam Rothman

After Union forces captured New Orleans in 1862, Rose Herera’s owners fled to Havana, taking her three children with them. Adam Rothman tells the story of Herera’s quest to rescue her children from bondage after the war. As the kidnapping case ...

ISBN: 9780674425156

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Black Women in Brazil in Slavery and Post-Emancipation

by Flavio Gomes, Giovana Xavier & Juliana Barreto Farias

<p>This collection of essays brings together leading experts on the history of Black women in Brazil and newly expands what we know about the subject. The essays take us through cities, plantations, and mining areas from the north to the south ...

ISBN: 9781937306557

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Blood and Earth

Modern Slavery, Ecocide, and the Secret to Saving the World

by Kevin Bales

<b>For readers of such crusading works of nonfiction as Katherine Boo’s <i>Beyond the Beautiful Forevers</i> and Tracy Kidder’s <i>Mountains Beyond Mountains</i> comes a powerful and captivating examination of two entwined global crises: ...

ISBN: 9780812995770

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Born In Captivity: Psychopathology as a Legacy of Slavery

by Rick Wallace Ph.D, Psy.D.

<p>Born in Captivity is my 19th book to reach publication, and it is also the most in-depth and comprehensive book thus far. It is a reflection of the more than 50,000 hours of research conducted over the last 20 plus years. In this book, I ...

ISBN: 9781370380237

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Brethren by Nature

New England Indians, Colonists, and the Origins of American Slavery

by Margaret Ellen Newell

<p> In <em>Brethren by Nature</em>, Margaret Ellen Newell reveals a little-known aspect of American history: English colonists in New England enslaved thousands of Indians. Massachusetts became the first English colony to legalize slavery in ...

ISBN: 9780801456473

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