Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 April 2022

272 Pages | 16 black and white halftones

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197564226

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Scars on the Land

An Environmental History of Slavery in the American South

David Silkenat

  • First environmental history of slavery in the American South
  • Covers the colonial period through the Civil War
  • Discusses the environmental destruction of slave labor in landscapes ranging from forests to swamps to agricultural fields