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Published: 16 February 2006

256 Pages | 123 halftones & line illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195304510

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Slavery and the Making of America

James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton

  • Illuminates the human side of this inhumane institution, presenting it largely through stories of the slaves themselves
  • Highlights how slavery engendered violence in our nation, from bloody confrontations that broke out in American cities over fugitive slaves, to the cataclysm of the Civil War
  • Including more than one hundred pictures and illustrations