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Author Dal Lago, Enrico, 1966-
Title American slavery, Atlantic slavery, and beyond : the U.S. "peculiar institution" in international perspective / Enrico Dal Lago.
Published Boulder, Colo. : Paradigm Publishers, c2012.
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 Floor2  E441 .D18 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 235 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Series U.S. history in international perspective
U.S. history in international perspective.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-223) and index.
Contents Introduction: from American slavery to Atlantic slavery, and beyond -- American slavery at the periphery of the Atlantic system -- Colonial slave societies between reforms and revolutions -- The 'cotton kingdom', its neighbors, and its contemporaries -- Servitude and agrarian labor in the Euro-American world -- Abolitionism and nationalism on the two sides of the Atlantic -- The American Civil War, slavery, and emancipation in a nation-building age -- Conclusion: American slavery in Atlantic and Euro-American perspective.
Subject Slavery -- United States -- History.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History.
Slavery -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Cotton growing -- Economic aspects -- Southern States -- History.
International economic relations -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
ISBN 1594515859 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781594515842 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1594515840 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781594515859 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 714715818