A succinct, up-to-date overview of the history of slavery that places American slavery in comparative perspective.
Provides students with more than 70 primary documents on the history of slavery in America
Includes extensive excerpts from slave narratives, interviews with former slaves, and letters by African Americans that document the experience of bondage
Comprehensive headnotes introduce each selection
A Visual History chapter provides images to supplement the written documents
Includes an extensive bibliography and bibliographic essay