How did American slavery begin? : readings /
|Published:||Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©1999.|
|Series:||Historians at work.
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Table of Contents:
- A Note for Students
- Part 1. Introduction
- The Beginnings of American Slavery
- Africans and Slavery in Colonial America
- Historians and the Beginnings of Slavery
- Part 2. Some Current Questions
- 1.. Was the early "European Atlantic" also an African Atlantic? From Creole to African: Atlantic Creoles and the Origins of African-American Society in Mainland North America / Ira Berlin
- 2.. Who enslaved whom? Gullah Roots, From "A Peculiar People": Slave Religion and Community-Culture among the Gullahs / Margaret Washington
- 3.. How did the subject of slavery enter American law? The Ancestry of Inferiority (1619-1662), From Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process / A. Leon Higginbotham Jr.
- 4.. How did North America's absolute racial division begin? American Chiaroscuro: The Status and Definition of Mulattoes in the British Colonies / Winthrop D. Jordan
- 5.. Did American freedom rest upon American slavery? Slavery and Freedom: The American Paradox / Edmund S. Morgan
- Making Connections
- Suggestions for Further Reading
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