Time on the cross: the economics of American Negro slavery
First published in 1974, Fogel and Engerman's groundbreaking book reexamined the economic foundations of American slavery, marking "the start of a new period of slavery scholarship and some searching revisions of a national tradition" (C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books).In an Afterword added in 1989, the authors assess their findings in the light of recent scholarship and debate.
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In 1690, Maryland and Virginia contained slightly over two thirds of the entire
black population. A century later, Virginia and Maryland still held over 56 percent
of the slave population. The movement of the slave population away from its ...
But his first visit to Virginia took place during the slack season. He arrived in
Virginia on December 16, after the harvest of the 1853 crop was completed. He
left Virginia in January, well before the period for the cultivation of the new crop
... Division at the University of Chicago. Our search for data was facilitated by the
assistance of Meyer Fishbein and William Lind of the National Archives,
Frederick D. Nichols of the University of Virginia Library, John M. Jennings of the
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Time on the Cross created a sensation when it was first published, and received largely favorable notice. It claimed to break new ground with its cliometric study of slavery. A notable dissenter from ... Leer reseña completa