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Balancing Evils Judiciously: the Proslavery Writings of Zephaniah Kingsley

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ISBN-10: 0813021170

ISBN-13: 9780813021171

Edition: N/A

Authors: Daniel W. Stowell, Gary R. Mormino, Eugene D. Genovese

List price: $19.95
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For the first time, all the proslavery -- but also pro-black -- writings of Zephaniah Kingsley (1765-1843) appear together in one volume. Kingsley was a slave trader and the owner of a large plantation near Jacksonville in what was then Spanish East Florida. He married one of his slaves and had children with several others. Daniel Stowell carefully assembles all of Kingsley's writings on race and slavery to illuminate the evolution of his thought. The intriguing hybrid text of the four editions of the treatise clearly identifies both subtle and substantial differences among the editions. Other extensively annotated documents show how Kingsley's interracial family and his experiences in…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Series Editors' Foreword
Editorial Method
Manumission of Anna (1811)
Address to the Legislative Council of Florida (c. 1826)
Letter to the Editor of the East Florida Herald (1826)
A Treatise on the Patriarchal, or Co-operative System of Society (1828-34)
Circular in the Working Man's Advocate (New York, 1831)
Memorial to Congress by Citizens of the Territory of Florida (1833)
Letters On Haiti (1835, 1838)
L. Maria Child, Letter from New York (1842)
Last Will and Testament (1843)