Slavery And Freedom In Delaware, 1639-1865 by William H. WilliamsSlavery And Freedom In Delaware, 1639-1865 by William H. Williams

Slavery And Freedom In Delaware, 1639-1865

byWilliam H. Williams

Paperback | February 1, 1999

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William H. Williams fills a gap in the literature on slavery in America. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the 'peculiar institution' in the First State. An excellent text for courses in colonial and antebellum history, Slavery and Freedom in Delaware provides valuable insight into this unfortunate, unforgettable period in the nation's history.
William H. Williams is southern coordinator of the University of Delaware's Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program and professor of history in the Del Tech/University of Delaware Parallel Program in Georgetown, Delaware.
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Title:Slavery And Freedom In Delaware, 1639-1865Format:PaperbackDimensions:270 pages, 8.9 × 6.1 × 0.73 inPublished:February 1, 1999Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0842028471

ISBN - 13:9780842028479

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Dutch Legacy and Its Aftermath Chapter 2 The Land and Labor Chapter 3 Images, Perceptions, and the Exercise of Control Chapter 4 Making a Life Despite Slavery Chapter 5 The Long Road to Freedom Chapter 6 "A Mongrel Libery, A Mere Mock Freedom" Chapter 7 A More Independent People

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A well-researched, well-crafted study. Williams writes in a clear, straightforward style and brings considerable interpretation to a storehouse of information.