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Many Thousands Gone The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

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ISBN-10: 0674002113

ISBN-13: 9780674002111

Edition: 1998

Authors: Ira Berlin

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This text traces the evolution of black society from the first arrivals in the early 17th century through the Revolution. In telling their story, Ira Berlin reintegrates slaves into the tapestry of the nation.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 3/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Ira Berlin is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Prologue: Making Slavery, Making Race
Societies With Slaves: The Charter Generations
Emergence of Atlantic Creoles in the Chesapeake
Expansion of Creole Society in the North
Divergent Paths in the Lowcountry
Devolution in the Lower Mississippi Valley
Slave Societies: The Plantation Generations
The Tobacco Revolution in the Chesapeake
The Rice Revolution in the Lowcountry
Growth and the Transformation of Black Life in the North
Stagnation and Transformation in the Lower Mississippi Valley
Slave And Free: The Revolutionary Generations
The Slow Death of Slavery in the North
The Union of African-American Society in the Upper South
Fragmentation in the Lower South
Slavery and Freedom in the Lower Mississippi Valley
Epilogue: Making Race, Making Slavery