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Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

Forty years ago last autumn, Cornell University Press published a revised and expanded dissertation, The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture (1). The massive tome encompassed 505 pages—it was a time when university presses were not as inclined to urge junior faculty to slash manuscripts as they are today—and earned its young author, David BrionContinue reading “Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World”