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Soul by Soul

Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674005396

Publication Date: 03/02/2001

Short

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 halftones

World

  • Introduction: A Person with a Price
  • 1. The Chattel Principle
  • 2. Between the Prices
  • 3. Making a World Out of Slaves
  • 4. Turning People into Products
  • 5. Reading Bodies and Marking Race
  • 6. Acts of Sale
  • 7. Life in the Shadow of the Slave Market
  • Epilogue: Southern History and the Slave Trade
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Co-Winner, 2001 Frances B. Simkins Award, Southern Historical Association
  • Co-Winner, 2000 Frederick Jackson Turner Award, Organization of American Historians
  • 2000 SHEAR Book Prize, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic
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