SOCIAL SCIENCE / Slavery

The Accidental Slaveowner
Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American Family

Almost Free
A Story about Family and Race in Antebellum Virginia

The American Dreams of John B. Prentis, Slave Trader

Beyond Freedom
Disrupting the History of Emancipation

Blue Coat or Powdered Wig
Free People of Color in Pre-Revolutionary Saint Domingue

Celia, a Slave

Chattel Slavery and Wage Slavery
The Anglo-American Context, 1830–1860

Contentious Liberties
American Abolitionists in Post-Emancipation Jamaica, 1834-1866

A Curse upon the Nation
Race, Freedom, and Extermination in America and the Atlantic World

Dear Master
Letters of a Slave Family

Discovering the Women in Slavery
Emancipating Perspectives on the American Past

Double Character
Slavery and Mastery in the Antebellum Southern Courtroom

Eighty-Eight Years
The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777–1865

Finding Charity’s Folk
Enslaved and Free Black Women in Maryland

Flush Times and Fever Dreams
A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson

Free Labor in an Unfree World
White Artisans in Slaveholding Georgia, 1789–1860

The Hanging of Angélique
The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old Montréal

Homicide Justified
The Legality of Killing Slaves in the United States and the Atlantic World

The Horrible Gift of Freedom
Atlantic Slavery and the Representation of Emancipation

The Illustrated Slave
Empathy, Graphic Narrative, and the Visual Culture of the Transatlantic Abolition Movement, 1800–1852

In the Shadow of Dred Scott
St. Louis Freedom Suits and the Legal Culture of Slavery in Antebellum America

An Inquiry into the Law of Negro Slavery in the United States of America

Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839

The Long, Lingering Shadow
Slavery, Race, and Law in the American Hemisphere

Love, Liberation, and Escaping Slavery
William and Ellen Craft in Cultural Memory

Major Butler's Legacy
Five Generations of a Slaveholding Family

Medical Bondage
Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology

New Studies in the History of American Slavery

North By South
The Two Lives of Richard James Arnold

On Slavery's Border
Missouri's Small-Slaveholding Households, 1815–1865

Origins of the Dred Scott Case
Jacksonian Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court, 1837–1857

A Peculiar Humanism
The Judicial Advocacy of Slavery in High Courts of the Old South 1820–1850

Proslavery
A History of the Defense of Slavery in America, 1701–1840

Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations

Religion and the Antebellum Debate over Slavery

Remember Me
Slave Life in Coastal Georgia

Reminiscences of My Life in Camp
An African American Woman's Civil War Memoir

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom
The Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery

Slave Laws in Virginia

The Slave Ship Wanderer

The Slave-Trader's Letter-Book
Charles Lamar, the Wanderer, and Other Tales of the African Slave Trade

Slavery and Freedom in Savannah

Slavery and Freedom in Texas
Stories from the Courtroom, 1821–1871

Slavery, Childhood, and Abolition in Jamaica, 1788–1838

Slavery in America
A Reader and Guide

Slavery In Colonial Georgia, 1730–1775

Slavery on the Periphery
The Kansas-Missouri Border in the Antebellum and Civil War Eras

Somewhat More Independent
The End of Slavery in New York City, 1770–1810

Them Dark Days
Slavery in the American Rice Swamps

To Have and to Hold
Slave Work and Family Life in Antebellum South Carolina

To Live an Antislavery Life
Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class