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Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - tysephine - Goodreads

I studied labor systems in colonial North America and I have to say, out of all the books I read for my degree, this one was the best. Berlin's depiction of slavery in the American colonies was ... Read full review

Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - Charlotte - Goodreads

A very educational read chosen by Professor Jennison Watson, at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro! Read full review

Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - Kuva - Goodreads

A very informative, clear book about the differences in slavery from region to region and how slavery in each place changed over time. This is a good book for someone with a substantial interest in ... Read full review

Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - Dan Slaughter - Goodreads

It's amazing the amount of sheer detail this man includes in this book, yet he creates a vivid, gripping, almost narrative-like, story of early American history and especially *how* Blacks came to be slaves -- history seldom as plainly exposed as it is here. Read full review

Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

Berlin does an excellent job distinguishing the complexities of the first two hundred years of slavery in North America. By dividing the book by both generations and geography, Berlin brings a unique ... Read full review

Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - Debbie - Goodreads

Easily one of the best histories of American slavery during colonial times. If your image of slavery is the plantation and the large cotton fields, pick this book up and read. Berlin reveals the ... Read full review

Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - Eli - Goodreads

Ira Berlin is teaching a class at UMD on the role of slavry in the establishment of the University. The book is a well-organized and rigorous history of slavery in the US up to the Revolutionary period. Read full review

Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - Ram - Goodreads

OK, Ira: when are you going to have another idea?! Read full review

Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - Cynthia - Goodreads

Berlin presents a compelling look at the many facets of slavery. I read this for a class on slavery. Read full review

Review: Many Thousands Gone: First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

One of the best "had to" reads from college. Berlin is very well received in the antebellum history world. This book is a surprisingly informative and objective look at slavery in the United States. He also goes into great detail of the plight and success of free blacks before the Civil War. Read full review


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