Synopses & Reviews
won the Albert J. Beveridge Award of the American Historical Association.
"Easily the most thorough and the most penetrating case study yet written of the Afro-American population during the slave period. . . . Fascinating and instructive." Jack P. Greene
"Mr. Wood has gone beyond any previous study of the history of slavery in the colonial period. . . . He has given us new perspectives not only on slavery but on human relationships in early America." Edmund S. Morgan, author of American Slavery / American Freedom
A groundbreaking study of two cultures in early America.
About the Author
Peter H. Wood is professor of American history at Duke University.