American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia
In this study of the tragic contradiction at the heart of America, Edward Morgan looks for answers in the people and politics of Virginia - a state that was both the birthplace of the revolution and the largest slaveholding state in the country.
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Review: American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial VirginiaUser Review - Josh C. - Goodreads
As a narrative socio-political history of colonial Virginia: five stars, maybe more. The first 70% of the book is that good. The tail end is where he tries to make the case upon which the book is ... Read full review
Review: American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial VirginiaUser Review - Jay Perkins - Goodreads
One of the most disturbing facts in American history is that of chattel slavery. So often have I wondered how a thing as terrible as slavery could exist in the land of free. Edmund Morgan examines ... Read full review