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Slavery in the South a state-by-state history by Clayton E. Jewett

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • Southern States


  • Slavery -- Southern States -- History,
  • Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions,
  • African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions,
  • Slaves -- Southern States -- Biography,
  • Southern States -- History,
  • Southern States -- Race relations,
  • Southern States -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-301) and index.

StatementClayton E. Jewett and John O. Allen ; foreword by Jon L. Wakelyn.
ContributionsAllen, John O.
LC ClassificationsE441 .J49 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3690455M
ISBN 100313320195
LC Control Number2003060004

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