The alchemy of slavery : human bondage and emancipation in the Illinois Country, 1730-1865 /

In this sweeping saga that spans empires, peoples, and nations, M. Scott Heerman chronicles the long history of slavery in the heart of the continent and traces its many iterations through law and social practice. Arguing that slavery had no fixed institutional form, Heerman traces practices of slav...

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Main Author: Heerman, M. Scott (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018]
Series:America in the nineteenth century

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Call Number: UIL E 445 .I2 H44 2018
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