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Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery

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Publisher Comments:

In an Afterword added in 1989, the authors assess their findings in the light of recent scholarship and debate.

Synopsis:

First published in 1974, Fogel and Engerman's groundbreaking book reexamined the economic foundations of American slavery, marking "the start of a new period of slavery scholarship and some searching revisions of a national tradition" (C. Vann Woodward, ).

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-290) and index.

About the Author

Robert William Fogel, winner of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science, is director of the Center for Population Economics at the University of Chicago.Stanley L. Engerman is an economist and economic historian at the University of Rochester. His controversial writings on the economics of slavery with economist Robert Fogel were some of the first modern treatments of the subject.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393312188
With:
Engerman, Stanley L.
Author:
Engerman, Stanley L.
Author:
Fogel, Robert William
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Labor
Subject:
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 6
Publication Date:
19950831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.29x5.52x.80 in. .60 lbs.

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