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The Resource The business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860, Calvin Schermerhorn

The business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860, Calvin Schermerhorn

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The business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860
Title
The business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860
Statement of responsibility
Calvin Schermerhorn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Calvin Schermerhorn's provocative study views the development of modern American capitalism through the window of the nineteenth-century interstate slave trade. This eye-opening history follows money and ships as well as enslaved human beings to demonstrate how slavery was a national business supported by far-flung monetary and credit systems reaching across the Atlantic Ocean. The author details the anatomy of slave supply chains and the chains of credit and commodities that intersected with them in virtually every corner of the pre<U+0127> �Civil War United States, and explores how an institution that destroyed lives and families contributed greatly to the growth of the expanding republic's capitalist economy.--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schermerhorn, Calvin
Dewey number
331.11734
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slave trade
  • Slave traders
  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • Capitalism
Label
The business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860, Calvin Schermerhorn
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Soul drivers, market makers -- "The most notorious of the Baltimore Negro-buyers" -- Sweet dreams and smuggling schemes -- Bank bonds and bondspersons -- "The slave-factory of Franklin & Armfield" -- Chains of violence -- Machines of empire -- Conclusion
Control code
FIEb17713390
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 336 pages
Isbn
9780300192001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)890614581
Label
The business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860, Calvin Schermerhorn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Soul drivers, market makers -- "The most notorious of the Baltimore Negro-buyers" -- Sweet dreams and smuggling schemes -- Bank bonds and bondspersons -- "The slave-factory of Franklin & Armfield" -- Chains of violence -- Machines of empire -- Conclusion
Control code
FIEb17713390
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 336 pages
Isbn
9780300192001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)890614581

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