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280 Pages | 6 halftones

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197514603


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The Nature of Slavery

Environment and Plantation Labor in the Anglo-Atlantic World

Katherine Johnston

  • Reveals significant differences between the story planters told in public about slaves' race, health, and the ability to labor, and the one they told in private
  • Draws on large troves of personal correspondence from over two dozen archives
  • Show the ways that a language of climate and labor developed into a language of race