DAVIS PROB SLAVERY REV 1770-1823 C

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Oxford University Press, Mar 22, 1999 - History - 576 pages
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Contents

Preface to the New Edition
9
Preface
18
The Seats of Power II
113
The Boundaries of Idealism
164
The Quaker Ethic and the Antislavery International
213
The Emancipation of America II
285
The Preservation of English Liberty I
343
The Preservation of English Liberty II
386
Antislavery and the Conflict of Laws
469
The Good Book
523
Toussaint LOuverture and the Phenomenology
557
Index
565
Copyright

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David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University. A former President of the Organization of American Historians, he has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Bancroft Prize, and the American Historical Association's Beveridge Award. His most recent book is The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from Discovery through the Civil War (Oxford University Press, 1998, with Steven Mintz).

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