Without Consent Or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery

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Norton, 1989 - Počet stran: 539
A probing analysis of the American institution of slavery examines the lives of the slaves, their condition and treatment, the economic repercussions of subjugation, the culture and society surrounding them, and abolitionist movement that helped bring abo

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With its virtual monopoly of raw cotton, the Confederacy could have risen to become a dominant world power. A small "sales tax" of $.05 on cotton would put the cost burden on foreign and northern ... Přečíst celou recenzi

Without consent or contract: the rise and fall of American slavery

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Fogel again creates a landmark in the scholarship on slavery, as he did with Time on the Cross (LJ 7/74), co-authored with Stanley Engerman. Here, in the first of several volumes--one on evidence and ... Přečíst celou recenzi

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Robert William Fogel won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1993. He is the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of American Institutions in the Graduate School of Business and Director of the Center for Population Economics in the University of Chicago. His numerous publications include Time on the Cross: The Economics of Negro Slavery (with Stanley L. Engerman) and The Fourth Great Awakening and the Futureof Egalitarianism.

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