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Author Morgan, Edmund S. (Edmund Sears), 1916-2013.

Title American slavery, American freedom : the ordeal of colonial Virginia / Edmund S. Morgan
Edition First edition
Published New York : Norton, [1975]

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 MELB  975.502 M847A  AVAILABLE
Description x, 454 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents The promised land. Dreams of liberation -- The lost colony -- Idle Indian and lazy Englishman -- The Jamestown fiasco -- The persistent vision -- Boom -- A new deal. Settling down -- Living with death -- The trouble with tobacco -- A golden fleecing -- The volatile society. The losers -- Discontent -- Rebellion -- Status quo -- Slavery and freedom. Toward slavery -- Toward racism -- Toward populism -- Toward the republic
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 433-441
Notes American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 1976
Society of American Historians Francis Parkman Prize, 1976
Subject Slavery -- United States -- Virginia.
Slavery -- Virginia -- History -- 17th century.
Slavery -- Virginia.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Virginia -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
LC no. 75017534
ISBN 039305554X