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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Othemts - LibraryThing
This book is not so much a history of slavery as it is an economic history of Colonial Virginia. In a sense, understanding the conditions of Colonial Virginia is important to understanding how this ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mdtwilighter - LibraryThing
I was looking forward to this book because the concept seemed pretty interesting. The relationship between the American founding principle of freedom and the harsh contradiction of slavery has always ... Read full review