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The Resource Eighty-eight years : the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865, Patrick Rael, (electronic resource)

Eighty-eight years : the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865, Patrick Rael, (electronic resource)

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Eighty-eight years : the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865
Title
Eighty-eight years
Title remainder
the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865
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Patrick Rael
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why did it take so long to end slavery in the United States, and what did it mean that the nation existed eighty-eight years as a "house divided against itself," as Abraham Lincoln put it? The decline of slavery throughout the Atlantic world was a protracted affair, says Patrick Rael, but no other nation endured anything like the United States. Here the process took from 1777, when Vermont wrote slavery out of its state constitution, to 1865, when the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery nationwide. Rael immerses readers in the mix of social, geographic, economic, and political factors that
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Rael, Patrick
Dewey number
  • 306.3/620973
  • 306.362097309033
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900
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  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
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Eighty-eight years : the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865, Patrick Rael, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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  • "A Sarah Mills Hodge Fund Publication"
  • Description based upon print version of record
Contents
A House Divided -- Impious prayers: slavery and the revolution -- Half slave and half free: the founding of the United States -- A house dividing: Atlantic slavery and abolition in the era of the early Republic -- To become a great nation: caste and resistance in the age of emancipations -- Minds long set on freedom: rebellion, metropolitan abolition, and sectional conflict -- Ere the storm come forth: antislavery militance and the collapse of party politics -- This terrible war: secession, Civil War, and emancipation -- One hundred years: reconstruction -- Conclusion: What peace among the whites brought
Control code
ocn913695141
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (415 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820348292
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913695141
Label
Eighty-eight years : the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865, Patrick Rael, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "A Sarah Mills Hodge Fund Publication"
  • Description based upon print version of record
Contents
A House Divided -- Impious prayers: slavery and the revolution -- Half slave and half free: the founding of the United States -- A house dividing: Atlantic slavery and abolition in the era of the early Republic -- To become a great nation: caste and resistance in the age of emancipations -- Minds long set on freedom: rebellion, metropolitan abolition, and sectional conflict -- Ere the storm come forth: antislavery militance and the collapse of party politics -- This terrible war: secession, Civil War, and emancipation -- One hundred years: reconstruction -- Conclusion: What peace among the whites brought
Control code
ocn913695141
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (415 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820348292
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913695141

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