Soul by Soul Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market

ISBN-10: 0674005392

ISBN-13: 9780674005396

Edition: 2000

Authors: Walter Johnson

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This work tells the story of slavery in antebellum America by moving into the heart of the domestic slave trade, the slave market. Taking the reader inside the New Orleans slave market, the author transforms the statistics of this chilling trade into the human drama of traders, buyers, and slaves.
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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 3/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Walter Johnson is Winthrop Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University.

Introduction: A Person with a Price
The Chattel Principle
Between the Prices
Making a World Out of Slaves
Turning People into Products
Reading Bodies and Marking Race
Acts of Sale
Life in the Shadow of the Slave Market
Epilogue: Southern History and the Slave Trade
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