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The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism / Edward E. Baptist.

Baptist, Edward E., (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 306.362 (Text) 33062008403843 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Easton Main Library 306.3 B222h (Text) 31901003730738 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780465002962 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 046500296X (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 498 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-486) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The heart : 1937 -- Feet : 1783-1810 -- Heads : 1791-1815 -- Right hand : 1815-1819 -- Left hand : 1805-1861 -- Tongues : 1819-1824 -- Breath : 1824-1835 -- Seed : 1829-1837 -- Blood : 1836-1844 -- Backs : 1839-1850 -- Arms : 1850-1861 -- The corpse : 1861-1937.
Summary, etc.:
Historian Edward Baptist reveals how the expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States.
Subject: Slavery > United States > History.
Slavery > Economic aspects > United States > History.
African Americans > Social conditions.

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