The Resource American slavery as it is: : testimony of a thousand witnesses, (electronic resource)

American slavery as it is: : testimony of a thousand witnesses, (electronic resource)

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American slavery as it is: : testimony of a thousand witnesses
Title
American slavery as it is:
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testimony of a thousand witnesses
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eng
Summary
Compiled by a prominent abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld, American Slavery As It Is combines information taken from witnesses, and from active and former slave owners, to generate a condemnation of slavery from both those who observed it and those who perpetuated it. The narrative describes the appalling day-to-day conditions of the over 2,700,000 men, women and children in slavery in the United States. Weld demonstrates how even prisoners--in the United States and in other countries--were significantly better fed than American slaves. Readers will find one of the most meticulous records of slave life available in this text. Unlike personal slave narratives, which focus on a single man or woman's experience, American Slavery details the overall conditions of slaves across multiple states and several years. A DOCSOUTH BOOK. This collaboration between UNC Press and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library brings classic works back into print. DocSouth Books editions are selected from the digital library of Documenting the American South and are unaltered from the original publication. The DocSouth series uses digital technology to offer e-books and print-on-demand publications, providing affordable and accessible editions to a new generation of scholars, students, and general readers
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Midwest
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1803-1895
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Weld, Theodore Dwight
Dewey number
326
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Electronic books
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adult
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American slavery as it is: : testimony of a thousand witnesses, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11711426
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multicolored
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MWT11711426
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11711426
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
American slavery as it is: : testimony of a thousand witnesses, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11711426
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11711426
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11711426
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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