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Edward E. Baptist: IMG The Two Bodies of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism



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". . . no American can be pleased with the treatment of Negro Americans, North and South, in the years before the Civil War. In his clear, lucid account of the Northern phase of the story Professor Litwack has performed a notable service."—John Hope Franklin, Journal of Negro Education

"For a searching examination of the North Star Legend we are indebted to Leon F. Litwack. . . ."—C. Vann Woodward, The American Scholar

Table of Contents

1. Slavery to Freedom

2. The Federal Government and the Free Negro

3. The Politics of Repression

4. Education: Separate and Unequal

5. The Economics of Repression

6. The Church and the Negro

7. Abolitionism: White and Black

8. The Crisis of the 1850's

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780226485867
Author:
Litwack, Leon F.
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Segregation
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- History -- To 1863.
Subject:
Freedmen -- History.
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
1
Publication Date:
19650431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
325
Dimensions:
8.00x5.28x.70 in. .70 lbs.

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History and Social Science » African American Studies » Slavery and Reconstruction
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