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    Cover: Not Made by Slaves: Ethical Capitalism in the Age of AbolitionNot Made by Slaves: Ethical Capitalism in the Age of AbolitionEverill, BronwenHARDCOVER09/01/2020$39.95
    Cover: Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British EmpireIsland on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British EmpireZoellner, TomHARDCOVER05/12/2020$29.95
    Cover: Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave WarTacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave WarBrown, VincentHARDCOVER01/14/2020$35.00
    Cover: Accounting for Slavery: Masters and ManagementAccounting for Slavery: Masters and ManagementRosenthal, CaitlinPAPERBACK10/15/2019$18.95
    Cover: No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding, With a New PrefaceNo Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding, With a New PrefaceWilentz, SeanPAPERBACK09/03/2019$18.95
    Cover: After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of WarAfter Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of WarDowns, Gregory P.PAPERBACK08/13/2019$18.95
    Cover: Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British MuseumCollecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British MuseumDelbourgo, JamesPAPERBACK03/18/2019$18.95
    Cover: Slave Law and the Politics of Resistance in the Early Atlantic WorldSlave Law and the Politics of Resistance in the Early Atlantic WorldRugemer, Edward B.HARDCOVER11/12/2018$39.95
    Cover: The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United StatesThe Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United StatesBerlin, IraPAPERBACK11/05/2018$15.95
    Cover: Slavery and Social Death: A Comparative Study, With a New PrefaceSlavery and Social Death: A Comparative Study, With a New PrefacePatterson, OrlandoPAPERBACK10/15/2018$21.95
    Cover: This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign PolicyThis Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign PolicyKarp, MatthewPAPERBACK10/15/2018$19.95
    Cover: No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s FoundingNo Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s FoundingWilentz, SeanHARDCOVER09/06/2018$26.95
    Cover: Accounting for Slavery: Masters and ManagementAccounting for Slavery: Masters and ManagementRosenthal, CaitlinHARDCOVER08/27/2018$35.00
    Cover: Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral ConflictLincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral ConflictBurt, JohnPAPERBACK07/09/2018$26.00
    Cover: Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest CourtSupreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest CourtFinkelman, PaulHARDCOVER01/08/2018$35.00
    Cover: Sold People: Traffickers and Family Life in North ChinaSold People: Traffickers and Family Life in North ChinaRansmeier, Johanna S.HARDCOVER03/20/2017$51.50
    Cover: River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton KingdomRiver of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton KingdomJohnson, WalterPAPERBACK03/13/2017$23.50
    Cover: Democracy’s Slaves: A Political History of Ancient GreeceDemocracy’s Slaves: A Political History of Ancient GreeceIsmard, Paulin
    Todd, Jane Marie
    HARDCOVER01/09/2017$36.00
    Cover: This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign PolicyThis Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign PolicyKarp, MatthewHARDCOVER09/12/2016$31.00
    Cover: Africans in the Old South: Mapping Exceptional Lives across the Atlantic WorldAfricans in the Old South: Mapping Exceptional Lives across the Atlantic WorldSparks, Randy J.HARDCOVER04/04/2016$28.00
    Cover: Redeeming the Great EmancipatorRedeeming the Great EmancipatorGuelzo, Allen C.HARDCOVER02/12/2016$22.95
    Cover: Aiming for Pensacola: Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern FrontiersAiming for Pensacola: Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern FrontiersClavin, Matthew J.HARDCOVER10/12/2015$38.00
    Cover: The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United StatesThe Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United StatesBerlin, IraHARDCOVER09/15/2015$23.50
    Cover: Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of WritingWord by Word: Emancipation and the Act of WritingHager, ChristopherPAPERBACK09/07/2015$21.50
    Cover: After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of WarAfter Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of WarDowns, Gregory P.HARDCOVER04/09/2015$32.95
    Cover: Beyond Freedom’s Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of SlaveryBeyond Freedom’s Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of SlaveryRothman, AdamHARDCOVER02/25/2015$33.00
    Cover: A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and VirginiaA Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and VirginiaDunn, Richard S.HARDCOVER11/04/2014$43.50
    Cover: Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the RacetrackRace Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the RacetrackMooney, Katherine C.HARDCOVER05/19/2014$35.00
    Cover: Lincoln’s Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the UnionLincoln’s Hundred Days: The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the UnionMasur, Louis P.PAPERBACK05/12/2014$21.50
    Cover: Where the Negroes Are Masters: An African Port in the Era of the Slave TradeWhere the Negroes Are Masters: An African Port in the Era of the Slave TradeSparks, Randy J.HARDCOVER01/06/2014$34.50
    Cover: To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary WalkerTo Free a Family: The Journey of Mary WalkerNathans, SydneyPAPERBACK11/18/2013$21.50
    Cover: The Accidental City: Improvising New OrleansThe Accidental City: Improvising New OrleansPowell, Lawrence N.PAPERBACK10/14/2013$22.50
    Cover: American Mediterranean: Southern Slaveholders in the Age of EmancipationAmerican Mediterranean: Southern Slaveholders in the Age of EmancipationGuterl, Matthew PrattPAPERBACK03/11/2013$22.50
    Cover: SpartacusSpartacusSchiavone, Aldo
    Carden, Jeremy
    HARDCOVER03/05/2013$19.95
    Cover: Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral ConflictLincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral ConflictBurt, JohnHARDCOVER01/07/2013$46.50
    Cover: Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War SouthConfederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War SouthMcCurry, StephaniePAPERBACK05/07/2012$24.50
    Cover: The Abolitionist ImaginationThe Abolitionist ImaginationDelbanco, AndrewHARDCOVER04/09/2012$29.00
    Cover: Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early AmericaSlavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early AmericaSnyder, ChristinaPAPERBACK04/02/2012$22.50
    Cover: Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and MemoryEmancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and MemoryHolzer, HaroldHARDCOVER02/27/2012$29.00
    Cover: Faces of Perfect Ebony: Encountering Atlantic Slavery in Imperial BritainFaces of Perfect Ebony: Encountering Atlantic Slavery in Imperial BritainMolineux, CatherineHARDCOVER01/02/2012$59.50
    Cover: Atlantic Creoles in the Age of RevolutionsAtlantic Creoles in the Age of RevolutionsLanders, Jane G.PAPERBACK09/30/2011$23.50
    Cover: Fugitive Justice: Runaways, Rescuers, and Slavery on TrialFugitive Justice: Runaways, Rescuers, and Slavery on TrialLubet, StevenHARDCOVER11/08/2010$31.50
    Cover: Marriage and Slavery in Early IslamMarriage and Slavery in Early IslamAli, KeciaHARDCOVER10/30/2010$50.00
    Cover: The Reaper’s Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic SlaveryThe Reaper’s Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic SlaveryBrown, VincentPAPERBACK09/30/2010$24.50
    Cover: A Home Elsewhere: Reading African American Classics in the Age of ObamaA Home Elsewhere: Reading African American Classics in the Age of ObamaStepto, Robert B.HARDCOVER05/15/2010$24.50
    Cover: Becoming Free in the Cotton SouthBecoming Free in the Cotton SouthO'Donovan, Susan EvaPAPERBACK04/10/2010$23.50
    Cover: Birthing a Slave: Motherhood and Medicine in the Antebellum SouthBirthing a Slave: Motherhood and Medicine in the Antebellum SouthSchwartz, Marie JenkinsPAPERBACK03/30/2010$24.50
    Cover: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with “A True Tale of Slavery” by John S. JacobsIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with “A True Tale of Slavery” by John S. JacobsJacobs, Harriet A.
    Yellin, Jean Fagan
    PAPERBACK11/30/2009$22.50
    Cover: Byzantine Slavery and the Mediterranean WorldByzantine Slavery and the Mediterranean WorldRotman, Youval
    Todd, Jane Marie
    HARDCOVER11/15/2009$47.00
    Cover: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written by HimselfNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written by HimselfDouglass, FrederickPAPERBACK04/15/2009$9.50
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    Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire, by Tom Zoellner, from Harvard University Press

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