Slavery, Race and American History: Historical Conflict, Trends and Method, 1866-1953, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Slavery, Race and American History

Historical Conflict, Trends and Method, 1866-1953, 1st Edition

By John David Smith


256 pages

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These essays introduce the complexities of researching and analyzing race. This book focuses on problems confronted while researching, writing and interpreting race and slavery, such as conflict between ideological perspectives, and changing interpretations of the questions.

Table of Contents

Presenting selected histories in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, this work discusses: political and economic issues; marriage practices, motherhood and enslavement; and religious beliefs and spiritual development. Famous women, including Hatshepsut, Hortensia, Aisha, Hildegard of Bingen and Sei Shonangan, are discussed as well as lesser known and anonymous women. Both primary and secondary source readings are included.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / United States / General
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century