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The problem of slavery in the age of revolution, 1770-1823 /

by Davis, David Brion.
Published by : Oxford Universtiy Press, (New York :) Physical details: 576 p. ; 24 cm. ISBN:9780195126716.
Subject(s): Slavery. | Social science -- Slavery.
Year: 1999
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First published in 1975 by Cornell University Press.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface to the New Edition;
Preface;
Notes on Terms;
A Calendar of Events Associated with Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Emancipation, 1770-1823;
One: What the Abolitionists Were Up Against;
Two: The Seats of Power, I;
Three: The Seats of Power, II;
Four: The Boundaries of Idealism;
Five: The Quaker Ethic and the Antislavery International;
Six: The Emancipation of America, I;
Seven: The Emancipation of America, II;
Eight: The Preservation of English Liberty, I;
Nine: The Preservation of English Liberty, II;
Ten: Antislavery and the Conflict of Laws;
Eleven: The Good Book.

Part of a trilogy "The Problem of Slavery in World History", this is the second book in the series. It features a preface exploring the anti-slavery debate among American historians, between the 1970s and 1990s, started by the original publication of this book in the 1970s.

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