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Slaves in the Family

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Edward Ball tells the story of southern slavery through tracking the history of the Balls, prominent landowners, rice-planters, one or two of them slave traders, and big slave owners in a southern family in dispersal and decline. In 1698, a planter named Elias Ball arrived in South Carolina from Devon, England, to claim an inheritance to one half of a plantation. By 1865, the Ball family of South Carolina owned over a dozen plantations along the Cooper River near Charleston. The crop was Carolina Gold - rice. The empire was ...

Slaves in the Family 2014, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374534455

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Slaves in the Family 1999, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140275797

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Slaves in the Family 1999, Thorndike Press, Thorndike, ME

ISBN-13: 9780783886282

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Slaves in the Family 1998, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374265823

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Slaves in the Family 1998, Ballantine Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780345431059

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Slaves in the Family 1998, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670881062

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Slaves in the Family 1998, Simon & Schuster Audio, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780671581213

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