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The Origins of American Slavery

Freedom and Bondage in the English Colonies (Critical Issue)

by Betty Wood

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Published by Hill and Wang .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Slavery,
  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • United States - Colonial Period,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • 17th century,
  • Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7974399M
    ISBN 100809016087
    ISBN 109780809016082


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Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of Africans and African Americans, that existed in the United States of America from the beginning of the nation in until passage of the Thirteenth Amendment in Slavery had been practiced in British America from early colonial days, and was.

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WRIGHT is Distinguished Teaching Professor of History, Ebook, at SUNY-Cortland, he was Scholar-in-Residence at the Rockefeller Study Center in Bellagio, Italy. He is the author of African Americans in the Early Republic, — and The World and a Very Small Place in Africa: A History of Globalization in Niumi, The Gambia, 3rd ed., and is co-author of The .