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Rearing Wolves to Our Own Destruction: Slavery in Richmond, Virginia, 1782-1865 (Carter G. Woodson Institute Series in Black Studies)

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In contrast to the familiar image of Southern plantations slaves, Takagi (history, Western Washington U.) details the urban slave system supplying half the male workforce in one of the most industrialized cities south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Unlike their rural brethren, such bondsman had some opportunity to negotiate contracts and form community institutions. Includes some illustrations. From a doctoral thesis (Columbia U., no date given). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780813918341
Author:
Takagi, Midori
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Location:
Charlottesville :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Slaves
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Richmond (Va.) History 19th century.
Subject:
Richmond
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
African Americans - Virginia - Richmond -
Subject:
General-General
Series:
Carter G. Woodson Institute Series in Black Studies
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
238
Dimensions:
9.35x6.39x.97 in. 1.20 lbs.

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