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Originally published in hardcover: New York: Knopf, 1956; and in softcover: New York: Vintage Books, 1964.Originally published in hardcover: New York: Knopf, 1956; and in softcover: New York: Vintage Books, 1964.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting....Good. Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, Access cards or other supplementary material.
Description:Acceptable. A readable copy. All pages and cover are intact....Acceptable. A readable copy. All pages and cover are intact. Dust jacket is torn or missing. The book has moderate to heavy wear. Covers have wear; Edges are yellowed and/or dirty; The corners of the covers and some pages are bent.
Description:Fair. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Pages are clean with a...Fair. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Pages are clean with a few marks. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed. Binding is cracked. 436pp.
Description:Fair-Cheap Reading Copy. Mass Market Paperback Used A Fair...Fair-Cheap Reading Copy. Mass Market Paperback Used A Fair cheap reading copy. Creasing, soiling, and wear/tear to wraps. Browning and soiling to text.
Description:Good. No Jacket. This 4.25 x 7 softcover has 436 pages. Vintage...Good. No Jacket. This 4.25 x 7 softcover has 436 pages. Vintage V253. The owner's name is on the front inner board. "In ten sparkling chapters the book details and illuminates every aspect of slavery....Slavery is viewed not as a method of regulating race relations, not as an arrangement that was in its essence paternalistic, but as a practical system of controlling and exploiting labor. How the slaves worked, how they resisted bondage, how they were disciplined, how they lived their lives in the quarters, and how they behaved toward each other and toward their masters are themes which receive full exploration....The materials are handled with imagination and verve, the style is polished, the factual evidence is precise and accurate. Some scholars will disagree with the conclusions. No one can afford to disregard them."
When Professor Stampp wrote this book in the 1950's, he changed how Americans viewed the institution of slavery in the South. It is a must reading for anyone interest in the American South and slavery in the years just prior to the Civil War.
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