Time on the cross: the economics of American Negro slavery
University Press of America, 1974 - Business & Economics - 286 pages
First published in 1974, Fogel and Engerman's groundbreaking book reexamined the economic foundations of American slavery, marking "the start of a new period of slavery scholarship and some searching revisions of a national tradition" (C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books).In an Afterword added in 1989, the authors assess their findings in the light of recent scholarship and debate.
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Time on the Cross created a sensation when it was first published, and received largely favorable notice. It claimed to break new ground with its cliometric study of slavery. A notable dissenter from ... Read full review