Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery, Band 1

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1995 - 306 Seiten
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First published in 1974, Fogel and Engerman's groundbreaking book reexamined the economic foundations of American slavery, marking "the start of a new period of slavery scholarship and some searching revisions of a national tradition" (C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books).
 

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Time on the Cross created a sensation when it was first published, and received largely favorable notice. It claimed to break new ground with its cliometric study of slavery. A notable dissenter from ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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The International Context of United States Slavery
13
Occupations and Markets
38
Profits and Prospects
59
The Anatomy of Exploitation
107
The Origins of the Economic Indictment of Slavery
158
Paradoxes of Forced Labor
191
Implications for Our Time
258
Afterword 1989
265
Acknowledgments
276
Sources of Direct Quotations
282
References
285
Index
291
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Stanley L. Engerman is an economist and economic historian at the University of Rochester. His controversial writings on the economics of slavery with economist Robert Fogel were some of the first modern treatments of the subject.

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