For Adam's Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England

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In the tradition of Laurel Thatcher Ulrich s classic, A Midwife s Tale, comes this groundbreaking narrative by one of America s most promising colonial historians. Joshua Hempstead was a well-respected farmer and tradesman in New London, Connecticut. As his remarkable diary kept from 1711 until 1758 reveals, he was also a slave owner who owned Adam Jackson for over thirty years. In this engrossing narrative of family life and the slave experience in the colonial North, Allegra di Bonaventura describes the complexity of this ...

For Adam's Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England 2014, Liveright Publishing Corporation

ISBN-13: 9780871407764

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For Adam's Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England 2014, WW Norton & Co, New York

ISBN-13: 9780871404305

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