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Educated in Tyranny: Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's University - McInnis, Maurie D (Contributions by), and Von Daacke, Kirt (Contributions by), and Nelson, Louis P (Contributions by)
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From the University of Virginia's very inception, slavery was deeply woven into its fabric. Enslaved people first helped to construct and then later lived in the Academical Village; they raised and prepared food, washed clothes, cleaned privies, and chopped wood. They maintained the buildings, cleaned classrooms, and served as personal servants to faculty and students. At any given time, there were typically more than one hundred enslaved people residing alongside the students, faculty, and their families. The central ...

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Educated in Tyranny: Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's University 2019, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813942865

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