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Charleston Syllabus

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Readings on Slavery

General Overviews


Heywood, Linda M. (Linda Marinda), 1945-
Central Africans, Atlantic Creoles, and the foundation of the Americas, 1585-1660 / Linda M. Heywood, John K. Thornton.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
E29.N3 H49 2007


The counter-revolution of 1776 : slave resistance and the origins of the United States of America / Gerald Horne.
New York : New York University Press, [2014] 
©2014.
E446 .H83 2014


The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism / Edward E. Baptist.
New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014] 
©2014.
E441 .B337 2014


Berlin, Ira, 1941-
Many thousands gone : the first two centuries of slavery in North America / Ira Berlin.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, c1998.
E446 .B49 1998


The Negro in the American Revolution.
Chapel Hill, Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by University of North Carolina Press [1961]
E269.N3 Q3


Morgan, Philip D., 1949-
Slave counterpoint : black culture in the eighteenth-century Chesapeake and Lowcountry / Phillip D. Morgan.
Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, c1998.
F232.C43 M67 1998


Diouf, Sylviane A. (Sylviane Anna), 1952-, author.
Slavery's exiles : the story of the American Maroons / Sylviane A. Diouf.
New York : New York University Press, [2014] 
©2014.
E450 .D56 2014


Frey, Sylvia R., 1935-
Water from the rock : Black resistance in a revolutionary age / Sylvia R. Frey.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1992, c1991.
E269.N3 F74 1992

On Slavery in the US South


Africans in colonial Louisiana : the development of Afro-Creole culture in the eighteenth century / Gwendolyn Midlo Hall.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c1992.
E185.93.L6 H16 1992


White, Deborah G. (Deborah Gray), 1949-
Ar'n't I a woman? : female slaves in the plantation South / Deborah Gray White.
New York : Norton, c1985.
E443 .W58 1985


The claims of kinfolk : African American property and community in the nineteenth-century South / Dylan C. Penningroth.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.
E185.8 .P39 2003


Closer to freedom : enslaved women and everyday resistance in the plantation South / Stephanie M.H. Camp.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004.
E443 .C36 2004


Gomez, Michael Angelo, 1955-
Exchanging our country marks : the transformation of African identities in the colonial and antebellum South / Michael A. Gomez.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1998.
E185.18 .G65 1998


Frankel, Noralee, 1950-
Freedom's women : Black women and families in Civil War era Mississippi / Noralee Frankel.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1999.
E185.93.M6 F73 1999


Inhuman bondage : the rise and fall of slavery in the New World / David Brion Davis.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
E441 .D2495 2006


Life in black and white : family and community in the slave South / Brenda E. Stevenson.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
HN79.V82 L687 1996


Franklin, John Hope, 1915-2009.
The militant South, 1800-1861.
Cambridge, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1956.
F213 .F75


"Myne owne ground" : race and freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676 / T. H. Breen, Stephen Innes.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1980.
F232.E2 B73


Glymph, Thavolia, 1951-
Out of the house of bondage : the transformation of the plantation household / Thavolia Glymph.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
E443 .G55 2008


Genovese, Eugene D., 1930-2012.
Roll, Jordan, roll : the world the slaves made / Eugene D. Genovese.
New York : Vintage Books, 1976, c1974.
E443 .G46 1976


Blassingame, John W., 1940-2000.
The slave community : plantation life in the antebellum South / John W. Blassingame.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1979.
E443 .B55 1979


Slave patrols : law and violence in Virginia and the Carolinas / Sally E. Hadden.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
E443 .H33 2001


Ball, Edward, 1959-
Slaves in the family / Edward Ball.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
F279.C453 A2 1998


Johnson, Walter, 1967-
Soul by soul : life inside the antebellum slave market / Walter Johnson.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999.
F379.N59 N443 1999


"Swing the sickle for the harvest is ripe" : gender and slavery in antebellum Georgia / Daina Ramey Berry.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2007.
E445.G3 B47 2007


Dusinberre, William, 1930-
Them dark days : slavery in the American rice swamps / William Dusinberre.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
E445.S7 D87 1995


Working cures : healing, health, and power on southern slave plantations / Sharla M. Fett.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2002.
RA448.5.N4 F48 2002

On Slavery in the US North


Disowning slavery : gradual emancipation and "race" in New England, 1780-1860 / Joanne Pope Melish.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1998.
E445.N5 M44 1998


Forging freedom : the formation of Philadelphia's Black community, 1720-1840 / Gary B. Nash.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1988.
F158.9.N4 N37 1988


A fragile freedom : African American women and emancipation in the antebellum city / Erica Armstrong Dunbar.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2008.
F158.9.N4 D86 2008


In hope of liberty : culture, community, and protest among northern free Blacks, 1700-1860 / James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
E185 .H644 1997


In the shadow of slavery : African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863 / Leslie M. Harris.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
F128.9.N4 H37 2003


Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston), 1899-1988.
The Negro in colonial New England / Lorenzo Johnston Greene ; with a new pref. by Benjamin Quarles.
New York : Atheneum, 1968 t.p. 1974.
E445.N5 G7 1974

Slavery in the Atlantic World


Thornton, John K. (John Kelly), 1949-
Africa and Africans in the making of the Atlantic world, 1400- 1800.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
DT31 .T516 1998


Caribbean slavery in the Atlantic world : a student reader / [editors], Verene A. Shepherd, Hilary McD. Beckles.
Kingston, Jamaica : I. Randle ; Oxford : J. Currey ; Princeton, NJ : M. Wiener, 2000.
HT1071 .C343 2000


Deep roots : rice farmers in West Africa and the African diaspora / Edda L. Fields-Black.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008.
DT543.42 .F54 2008


Gender and slave emancipation in the Atlantic world / edited by Pamela Scully and Diana Paton.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2005.
HT1050 .G45 2005


Laboring women : reproduction and gender in New World slavery / Jennifer L. Morgan.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2004.
HT1048 .M67 2004


The many-headed hydra : sailors, slaves, commoners, and the hidden history of the revolutionary Atlantic / Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker.
Boston : Beacon Press, c2000.
HC254.5 .L715 2000


Saltwater slavery : a middle passage from Africa to American diaspora / Stephanie E. Smallwood.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.
E441 .S65 2007