A wide-ranging, powerful, alternative vision of the history of the United States and how the slave-breeding industry shaped it The American Slave Coast tells the horrific story of how the slavery business in the United States made the reproductive labor of qbreeding womenq essential to the expansion of the nation. The book shows how slaves' children, and their children's children, were human savings accounts that were the basis of money and credit. This was so deeply embedded in the economy of the slave states that it could only be decommissioned by Emancipation, achieved through the bloodiest war in the history of the United States. The American Slave Coast is an alternative history of the United States that presents the slavery business, as well as familiar historical figures and events, in a revealing new light.The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. http://research.stlouisfed.org/wp/2003/ 2003-006.pdf. ... (1986). Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution. ... William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series , 45:1.
|Title||:||The American Slave Coast|
|Author||:||Ned Sublette, Constance Sublette|
|Publisher||:||Chicago Review Press - 2015-10-01|