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Meaning of Slavery in the North

1st Edition

Edited by Martin H. Blatt, David R. Roediger

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pub: 1999-09-01
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Southern cotton planters and Northern textile mill owners maintained what has been called "an unholy alliance between the lords of the lash and the lords of the loom." This collection of essays focuses on the central role of slavery in the early development of industrialization in the United States as well as on the interconnections among the histories of African Americans, women, and labor.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
SOC001000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies