Download PDF by Walter JOHNSON: Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market


Soul via Soul tells the tale of slavery in antebellum the United States via relocating clear of the cotton plantations and into the slave industry itself, the guts of the family slave exchange. Taking us contained in the New Orleans slave industry, the biggest within the state, the place 100,000 males, ladies, and kids have been packaged, priced, and bought, Walter Johnson transforms the records of this chilling exchange into the human drama of investors, dealers, and slaves, negotiating revenues that will modify the lifetime of every one. What emerges isn't just the brutal economics of buying and selling however the massive and incredible interdependencies one of the actors involved.

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