American Slavery, American Freedom, Edmund S. Morgan
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American Slavery, American Freedom

Author: Edmund S. Morgan

Narrator: Sean Pratt

Unabridged: 14 hr 19 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Gildan Audio

Published: 02/19/2013

Genre: History - United States - 19th Century

Synopsis

"If it is possible to understand the American paradox, the marriage of slavery and freedom, Virginia is surely the place to begin," writes Edmund S. Morgan in American Slavery, American Freedom, a study of the tragic contradiction at the core of America. Morgan finds the key to this central paradox in the people and politics of the state that was both the birthplace of the revolution and the largest slaveholding state in the country. With a new introduction. Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and the Albert J. Beveridge Award.

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