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Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860

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Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860 - Koger, Larry
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Most Americans, both black and white, believe that slavery was a system exclusively maintained by whites to exploit blacks, but Larry Koger's authoritative study reveals the extent to which African Americans played a significant role as slave masters in the peculiar institution. By examining South Carolina's diverse population of African-American slaveowners, Koger demonstrates that free African Americans widely embraced slavery as a viable economic system and that they -- like their white counterparts -- exploited the ...

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Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860 2011, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786469314

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Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860 1995, University of South Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9781570030376

Revised edition

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