Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 March 2001

516 Pages


ISBN: 9780192893024

Bookseller Code (AJ)


Edited by Professor of Economics and History Stanley Engerman, Seymour Drescher, and Robert Paquette

  • Documents drawn from primary texts enable the student to interpret evidence for themselves, promoting discussion and debate
  • Editors' general introduction and introductions to each section highlight key issues, guiding the reader through the selections and main areas of debate
  • Breadth and range of coverage make this a comprehensive introduction for the student or reader approaching the subject for the first time
  • Thematic approach enables students to focus on particular aspects, such as economic, social, or cultural implications of slavery
  • Material is subdivided geographically and then organised chronologically for ease of reference