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Slavery by Thomas Streissguth

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Published by Greenhaven Press in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English


  • Quelle,
  • Slaveholders,
  • Sklavenhandel,
  • Slavery,
  • Sklaverei,
  • Sources,
  • Geschichte,
  • Slaves,
  • Social conditions,
  • Biography,
  • History

Book details:

About the Edition

Seventeen primary documents reflect various aspects of slavery, especially concerning the slave trade, foreign perspectives on America"s peculiar institution, the slave"s experience, slave resistance, and abolitionism. Offering the perspectives of Southern gentlemen, foreign visitors (including soldiers and revolutionaries), abolitionists, and especially the slaves themselves, particular chapters discuss slave auctions, plantation life, the status of women, punishment, religion, rebellion, escape, the economic role of slavery, the comparison to wage-slavery in the north, and abolitionist strategies. A chronology and an introductory essay are provided.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-218) and index.

StatementThomas Streissguth, book editor
SeriesHistory firsthand
LC ClassificationsE441 .S617 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24749666M
ISBN 100737706333, 0737706325
ISBN 109780737706338, 9780737706321
LC Control Number2001016034

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