In the Hands of Strangers: Readings on Foreign and Domestic Slave Trading and the Crisis of the Union

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In the Hands of Strangers is a collection of sixty-seven documents by writers and witnesses from the past, both black and white, that offer perspectives on the trade and movement of slaves. Many elucidate the long-standing discord between North and South over the issue of slavery. Documents are divided into three parts that cover the African slave trade, the internal U.S. slave trade, and the series of conflicts and crises that led to the Civil War. They cover a variety of topics including the forced transport of slaves ...

In the Hands of Strangers: Readings on Foreign and Domestic Slave Trading and the Crisis of the Union 2004, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271023434

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