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American Slavery / American Freedom : the Ordeal of Colonial Virginia (75 Edition)

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"If it is possible to understand the American paradox, the marriage of slavery and freedom, Virginia is surely the place to begin," writes Edmund S. Morgan in American Slavery, American Freedom, a study of the tragic contradiction at the core of America. Morgan finds the key to this central paradox in the people and politics of the state that was both the birthplace of the revolution and the largest slaveholding state in the country. With a new introduction. Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and the Albert J. Beveridge Award.

Book News Annotation:

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other Virginians led the battle against British oppression and drafted the country's founding documents, yet they were also slaveholders. Morgan (history emeritus, Yale University) examines the tragic contradiction at the core of America, looking at the people and politics of the state that was both the birthplace of the Revolution and the largest slaveholding state in the country. The book was first published in 1975 by W.W. Norton and Company. This reprint includes a new preface by the author.
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Synopsis:

"Thoughtful, suggestive and highly readable."--New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Edmund S. Morgan is the Sterling Professor Emeritus at Yale University and the recipient of the National Humanities Medal, the Pulitzer Prize, and the American Academy's Gold Medal. The author of The Genuine Article; American Slavery, American Freedom; Benjamin Franklin; and American Heroes, among many others, Morgan lives with his wife in New Haven.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393324945
Introduction:
Morgan, Edmund S.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Morgan, Edmund S.
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Virginia
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic
Subject:
Virginia History.
Subject:
Slavery -- Virginia.
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Norton Pbk [Rei
Publication Date:
20031031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.2 x 1.3 in 1.46 lb

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History and Social Science » US History » 1800 to Civil War
History and Social Science » US History » Colonial America
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