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The Resource The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, David Brion Davis

The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, David Brion Davis

Label
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation
Title
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation
Statement of responsibility
David Brion Davis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From the revered historian-winner of nearly every award given in his field-the long-awaited conclusion of his magisterial three-volume history of slavery in Western culture that has been more than fifty years in the making. David Brion Davis is one of the foremost historians of our time, and in this final volume in his monumental trilogy on slavery in Western culture he offers highly original, authoritative, and penetrating insight into what slavery and emancipation meant to Americans. He explores how the Haitian revolution terrified and inspired white and black Americans respectively, and offers a commanding analysis of the complex and misunderstood significance of "colonization"-the project to move freed slaves back to Africa-to members of both races and all political persuasions. Davis vividly portrays the dehumanizing impact of slavery, as well as the generally unrecognized importance of freed slaves to abolition. And he explores the influence of religion on American ideas about emancipation. Above all, he captures the ways in which America wrestled with the knotty problem of moving forward into an age of emancipation. This is a landmark work: a brilliant conclusion to one of the great works of American history"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.3/62097309034
Index
index present
LC call number
E449
LC item number
.D24 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, David Brion Davis
Link
9780307269096.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-403) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1516149
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xvii, 422 pages
Isbn
9780307269096
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013032893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1516149
  • (Sirsi) 1516149
  • (OCoLC)862575021
Label
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, David Brion Davis
Link
9780307269096.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-403) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1516149
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xvii, 422 pages
Isbn
9780307269096
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013032893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1516149
  • (Sirsi) 1516149
  • (OCoLC)862575021

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