The Half Has Never Been Told
Slavery and the Making of American CapitalismBook - 2014
Historian Edward Baptist reveals how the expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 
Branch Call Number: 306.362 BAPTIST
Characteristics: xxvii, 498 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Slavery and the making of American capitalism
From Library Staff
Uses slave narratives, plantation records, newspapers, and the words of politicians and entrepreneurs to explain how slavery drove the evolution and modernization of the United States.
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