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The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism / Edward E. Baptist.

The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism / Edward E. Baptist.
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ISBN 9780465002962 (hardcover)
046500296X (hardcover)
Author Baptist, Edward E. author.
Title The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism / Edward E. Baptist.
Publisher/Date New York, NY Basic Books, [2014]
©2014.
Pagination etc. xxvii, 498 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents note The heart : 1937 -- Feet : 1783-1810 -- Heads : 1791-1815 -- Right hand : 1815-1819 -- Left hand : 1805-1861 -- Tongues : 1819-1824 -- Breath : 1824-1835 -- Seed : 1829-1837 -- Blood : 1836-1844 -- Backs : 1839-1850 -- Arms : 1850-1861 -- The corpse : 1861-1937.
Summary Note Historian Edward Baptist reveals how the expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States.
Subject African Americans -- Social conditions
Slavery -- United States -- History
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History
African Americans -- Social conditions -- History
Shelf Location 306.3 BAPT
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