An Empire for Slavery: The Peculiar Institution in Texas, 1821--1865

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LSU Press, Aug 1, 1991 - History - 320 pages
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In the popular mind, Texas conjures up images of the Old West and freedom of the range. Campbell reminds us that Texas grew from Southern roots entangled in human bondage. By the Civil War, Texas had ... Read full review

Contents

Texas Must Be a Slave
10
A Dull
35
The Empire State
50
We Want More Slaves
67
Negroes Are in This
96
From Can See to Cant See
115
A Tight
134
The Strength to Endure
153
Working Negroes to an Advantage
190
Those Who Are Not For
209
Free Free
231
as a Historical Source
261
County Records as a Source of Information
268
Bibliography
277
Index
295
Copyright

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