Slavery Freedom And The Law In The Atlantic World

Author: Sue Peabody
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312411763
Size: 36.91 MB
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This book gives readers firsthand accounts of slaves' lawsuits for freedom during the rapidly changing periods of plantation slavery, national independence, and abolition.

Settlers Liberty And Empire

Author: Craig Yirush
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139496042
Size: 64.47 MB
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But unlike most scholarship on early American political theory, Craig Yirush does not focus solely on the revolutionary era of the late eighteenth century.

Muller V Oregon

Author: Nancy Woloch
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312085865
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The first brief book on the landmark 1908 Supreme Court decision that limited a woman's workday to ten hours, this text offers a concise analysis of the origins and impact of Muller v.

Inhuman Bondage

Author: David Brion Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199840105
Size: 47.97 MB
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Now, in Inhuman Bondage, Davis sums up a lifetime of insight in what Stanley L. Engerman calls "a monumental and magisterial book, the essential work on New World slavery for several decades to come.

Defending Slavery Proslavery Thought In The Old South

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9780312133276
Size: 73.49 MB
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In this volume, Paul Finkelman presents a representative selection of proslavery thought and includes an introduction that explores the history of slavery and the debate over it. His headnotes supply a rich context for each reading.

American Pageant

Author: David M. Kennedy
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537416
Size: 69.65 MB
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The 16th edition includes a major revision of Part Six (the period from 1945 to the present), reflecting recent scholarship and providing greater thematic coherence.

The Nazi State And German Society

Author: Robert G. Moeller
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9780312454685
Size: 69.61 MB
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The Nazi State and German Society invites students to view the history of the twentieth century’s most infamous totalitarian regime through the voices of people who experienced it.

Voices Of Decolonization

Author: Todd Shepard
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457618154
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This unprecedented volume shows how and why mid-twentieth-century decolonization transformed societies and cultures and continues to shape today’s world.