Barbara Jeanne Fields

Slavery and freedom on the Middle Ground

45,00 kn

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Težina 454 g
Format 16 × 23 cm
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Mjesto izdanja

New Haven – London

Godina

1985

Broj stranica

268

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Maryland during the Nineteenth Century. Paperback, Very Good. Probing the relationships among Maryland’s slaves and free blacks, its slaveholders, and its non-slaveholders, Fields shows how centrist moderation turned into centrist immoderation under the stress of the Civil War and how social channels formed by slavery established the course of struggle over the shape of free society. In so doing, she offers historical reflections on the underlying character both of slave society and of the society that replaced it. In this prizewinning history, Fields shows how Maryland’s centrist moderation turned into centrist immoderation under the stress of the Civil War and argues that Reconstruction proved to be at least as difficult in Maryland as in the Confederacy.