The Complete History of American SlaveryBook - 2001
Slavery began in America in the seventeenth century when the first African slaves were brought to Virginia. The contributors to this anthology track the course of American slavery from its origins in colonial America to the first civil rights laws passed after the Civil War. Articles focus on such topics as what life was like for the slaves, including their work, their families, slave revolts, and abolitionist movements. Also included are a geographical gazeteer of important places in the history of slavery, a glossary, chronology, an appendix of prominent people, bibliographies, and an extensive index.
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c2001
Characteristics: 642 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: American slavery