The Resource The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, by David Brion Davis, (electronic resource)

The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, by David Brion Davis, (electronic resource)

Label
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation
Title
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation
Statement of responsibility
by David Brion Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the revered historian-winner of nearly every award given in his field-the long-awaited conclusion of his magisterial three-volume history of slavery in Western culture that has been more than fifty years in the making. David Brion Davis is one of the foremost historians of our time, and in this final volume in his monumental trilogy on slavery in Western culture he offers highly original, authoritative, and penetrating insight into what slavery and emancipation meant to Americans. He explores how the Haitian revolution terrified and inspired white and black Americans respectively, and offers a commanding analysis of the complex and misunderstood significance of "colonization"-the project to move freed slaves back to Africa-to members of both races and all political persuasions. Davis vividly portrays the dehumanizing impact of slavery, as well as the generally unrecognized importance of freed slaves to abolition. And he explores the influence of religion on American ideas about emancipation. Above all, he captures the ways in which America wrestled with the knotty problem of moving forward into an age of emancipation. This is a landmark work: a brilliant conclusion to one of the great works of American history"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, David Brion
Dewey number
306.3/62097309034
Index
no index present
LC call number
E449
LC item number
.D24 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Colonization Society
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • Free African Americans
  • Antislavery movements
  • Antislavery movements
  • African Americans
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
  • HISTORY / Social History
Label
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, by David Brion Davis, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E2BF1B25-7383-4FA8-91C7-AC7AADA197C6
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385351652
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867716873
Label
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, by David Brion Davis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E2BF1B25-7383-4FA8-91C7-AC7AADA197C6
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385351652
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867716873

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