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Roll, Jordan, Roll The World the Slaves Made

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ISBN-10: 0394716523

ISBN-13: 9780394716527

Edition: N/A

Authors: Eugene D. Genovese, Eugene D. Genovese

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A reevaluation of the master-slave relationship in American history.
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/12/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 864
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Eugene Genovese was educated at Brooklyn College and Columbia University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1959. He has served as Pitt Professor of American History at Cambridge University and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the University Center in Georgia. An erudite, unconventional, and often unpredictable Marxist, Genovese has forced historians of the Old South---and especially of slavery---to think in new ways about important questions. Ranging over a multitude of topics, his work is concerned mainly with the relationship between economic factors, social conditions, and culture. Of his best-known work. Roll, Jordan, Roll (1974), David Brion Davis wrote:…    

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