Book #51720

The World the Slaveholders Made: Two Essays in Interpretation - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Eugene D. Genovese
Book #51720 The World the Slaveholders Made: Two Essays in Interpretation - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Eugene D. Genovese.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Pantheon Books, c1969.

A first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in a Very Good-, lightly chipped dust-jacket. Previous owner's name on front flyleaf dated 1970.

This book is a two-part essay that discusses how the slave trade and slavery were integral to the development of the United States. The first essay, "The Origins of American Slavery," discusses the history of the slave trade and slavery in Europe. The second essay, "The Slaveholders' Dilemma," discusses how slaveholders dealt with the contradiction of owning slaves while advocating for abolition.; 8vo; 274 pages.

Price: $25.31