Slavery by DK Publishing

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Slavery is a comprehensive look at the history of an abomination. Words and images reveal the story of slavery around the world and across the centuries, focusing on slavery in the United States in the 1800s. This authoritative, heavily illustrated guide looks at the escalation of the Atlantic slave trade, the African peoples who were targeted, the lives they led as slaves in the American South, the slow growth of worldwide anti-slavery movements, abolition in the United States, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and more. Understand slavery-and how America's slave past has influenced its racial atmosphere today-with Slavery.
 

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Grant is a graduate of Oxford University.
 
Published May 18, 2009 by DK CHILDREN. 192 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books, Education & Reference.

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