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Response to Review of Eighty-Eight Years: The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865

I am indebted to John Craig Hammond and Reviews in History for their generous review of my book, and for the opportunity to contribute to the discussion. I largely concur with Professor Hammond’s comprehensive evaluation, so I hope to frame my comments to both reinforce key points he makes as well as speak to some doubts that other scholarsContinue reading “Response to Review of Eighty-Eight Years: The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865”