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The Civil War and Emancipation

The Civil War and Emancipation( )
Author: Corrick, James A.
Series title:Lucent Library of Black History Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4205-0008-0
Publication Date:Dec 2007
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Imprint:Lucent Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.50
Book Description:

The South invested heavily in the practice of slavery, even more so than land, because slavery provided cheap labor for the major cash crop, cotton. The practice of slave ownership made up the economy of many Southern States and it took a war to end it. This necessary volume analyzes the human cost of this history and covers the long inroad to emancipation that was halted as a result of the war. Chapters describe the many thinkers and activists who pushed the conversation about...
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