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Slavery and freedom in Delaware, 1639-1865

Author: William Henry Williams; Lincoln Collection.; Lincoln Club of Delaware.
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A text for courses in colonial and antebellum history. It analyzes the 'peculiar institution' in the First State.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, William Henry, 1936-
Slavery and freedom in Delaware, 1639-1865.
Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1996
(OCoLC)604986545
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Williams; Lincoln Collection.; Lincoln Club of Delaware.
ISBN: 0842025944 9780842025942 0842028471 9780842028479
OCLC Number: 34472995
Notes: University of Delaware Library notes:
Copy 2: "Fourth printing 2001"--T.p. verso.
Copy 2: Printed wrappers.
Copy 1: Publisher's prospectus, laid in.
Copy 2: Lincoln Collection, shelved in DEL.
Copy 2: Author's autograph presentation copy, inscribed for the "Lincoln Club."
Copy 1 and 2: Mark ; step 2.
Description: xvii, 270 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. I. The Dutch Legacy and Its Aftermath --
Ch. II. The Land and Labor --
Ch. III. Images, Perceptions, and the Exercise of Control --
Ch. IV. Making a Life Despite Slavery --
Ch. V. The Long Road to Freedom --
Ch. VI. "A Mongrel Liberty, A Mere Mock Freedom," --
Ch. VII. A More Independent People.
Responsibility: William H. Williams.
Local System Bib Number:
001239100
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Williams has relied on his thorough familiarity with manuscript resources in Delaware to provide readers with a developmental narrative of how slavery and freedom evolved in Delaware, and how the Read more...

 
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