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African American History Bibliography Subjects

The subjects listed below are excellent sources of general information for research on African American History.


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Almost Free: A Story about Family and Race in Antebellum VirginiaAntebellum Slavery
American Mediterranean: Southern Slaveholders in the Age of EmancipationAntebellum Slavery
American Negro Slavery: A Survey of the Supply, Employment and Control of Negro Labor as Determined by the Plantation Regime Antebellum Slavery
American Slavery, 1619-1877 Antebellum Slavery
An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of AmericaAntebellum Slavery
Ar'n't I a Woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation SouthAntebellum Slavery
Back of the Big House: The Architecture of Plantation Slavery Antebellum Slavery
Becoming Free in the Cotton SouthAntebellum Slavery
Between Slavery and Freedom: Philosophy and American Slavery Antebellum Slavery
Black Legacy: America's Hidden HeritageAntebellum Slavery
Black Life on the Mississippi: Slaves, Free Blacks, and the Western Steamboat WorldAntebellum Slavery
Black Odyssey: The Afro-American Ordeal in SlaveryAntebellum Slavery
Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860Antebellum Slavery
Black Thunder: Gabriel's Revolt: Virginia, 1800Antebellum Slavery
Bond of Iron: Master and Slave at Buffalo ForgeAntebellum Slavery
Carry Me Back: The Domestic Slave Trade in American LifeAntebellum Slavery
Celia, A Slave Antebellum Slavery
Class Struggle and the Origin of Racial Slavery: The Invention of the White Race Antebellum Slavery
Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation SouthAntebellum Slavery
Community Among Enslaved African Americans on the Hermitage Plantation, 1820s-1850sAntebellum Slavery
Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in the New American NationAntebellum Slavery
Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Cost of Economic PowerAntebellum Slavery
Creating an Old South: Middle Florida's Plantation Frontier before the Civil WarAntebellum Slavery
Cultivation and Culture: Labor and the Shaping of Slave Life in the Americas Antebellum Slavery
Dear Master: Letters of a Slave FamilyAntebellum Slavery
Deep Like the Rivers: Education in the Slave Quarter Community, 1831-1865Antebellum Slavery
Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in Africa and the African DiasporaAntebellum Slavery
Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old SouthAntebellum Slavery
Denmark Vesey's Revolt: The Slave Plot that Lit a Fuse to Fort Sumter Antebellum Slavery
Discovering the Women in Slavery: Emancipating Perspectives on the American Past Antebellum Slavery
Divided Mastery: Slave Hiring in the American SouthAntebellum Slavery
Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave CommunityAntebellum Slavery
Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to AmericaAntebellum Slavery
Flight to Freedom: African Runaways and Maroons in the AmericasAntebellum Slavery
Flush Times and Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of JacksonAntebellum Slavery
Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil WarAntebellum Slavery
Gabriel's Rebellion: The Virginia Slave Conspiracies of 1800 and 1802 Antebellum Slavery
I Belong to South Carolina: South Carolina Slave NarrativesAntebellum Slavery
In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old SouthAntebellum Slavery
In the Shadow of Freedom: The Politics of Slavery in the National CapitalAntebellum Slavery
Joining Places: Slave Neighborhoods in the Old SouthAntebellum Slavery
Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South Antebellum Slavery
Love Cemetery: Unburying the Secret History of SlavesAntebellum Slavery
Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His SlavesAntebellum Slavery
Mastering Slavery: Memory, Family and Identity in Women's Slave Narratives Antebellum Slavery
Mighty Rough Times, I Tell You: Personal Accounts of SlaveryAntebellum Slavery
More Than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas Antebellum Slavery
Mother Wit: The Ex-Slave Narratives of the Louisiana Writers' Project Antebellum Slavery
Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery’s FrontierAntebellum Slavery
New Studies in the History of American SlaveryAntebellum Slavery
Notes on the History of Slavery in MassachusettsAntebellum Slavery
Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum SouthAntebellum Slavery
Ploughshares into Swords: Race, Rebellion, and Identity in Gabriel's Virginia, 1730-1810Antebellum Slavery
Proslavery: A History of the Defense of Slavery in America, 1701-1840Antebellum Slavery
Rattling Chains: Slave Unrest and Revolt in the Antebellum SouthAntebellum Slavery
Religion and the Antebellum Debate over Slavery Antebellum Slavery
Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences in Slavery and FreedomAntebellum Slavery
River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton KingdomAntebellum Slavery
River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton KingdomAntebellum Slavery
Roll Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves MadeAntebellum Slavery
Sea Island Roots: African Presence in the Carolinas and Georgia Antebellum Slavery
Singing the Master: The Emergence of African American Culture in the Plantation SouthAntebellum Slavery
Six Women's Slave Narratives Antebellum Slavery
Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep SouthAntebellum Slavery
Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep SouthAntebellum Slavery
Slave Patrols: Law and Violence in Virginia and the CarolinasAntebellum Slavery
Slave Testimony: Two Centuries of Letters, Speeches, Interviews and Autobiographies Antebellum Slavery
Slavery And American Economic DevelopmentAntebellum Slavery
Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland during the Nineteenth Century Antebellum Slavery
Slavery and the American SouthAntebellum Slavery
Slavery before Race: Europeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island's Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884Antebellum Slavery
Slavery History and Historians Antebellum Slavery
Slavery in America: Its Legal History Antebellum Slavery
Slavery in the Connecticut Valley of Massachusetts Antebellum Slavery
Slavery in the United StatesAntebellum Slavery
Slaves for Hire: Renting Enslaved Laborers in Antebellum VirginiaAntebellum Slavery
Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave MarketAntebellum Slavery
Stealing a Little Freedom: Advertisements for Slave Runaways in North Carolina, 1791-1840 Antebellum Slavery
Stolen Children: Slave Youth in the 19th Century Antebellum Slavery
Sweet Chariot: Slave Family and Household Structure in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana Antebellum Slavery
Swing the Sickle for the Harvest is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum GeorgiaAntebellum Slavery
Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the NorthAntebellum Slavery
The Accidental SlaveholderAntebellum Slavery
The Accidental Slaveowner: Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American FamilyAntebellum Slavery
The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography, 19 volumesAntebellum Slavery
The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion Antebellum Slavery
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832Antebellum Slavery
The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long IslandAntebellum Slavery
The Odyssey of an African SlaveAntebellum Slavery
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of EmancipationAntebellum Slavery
The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum SouthAntebellum Slavery
The Slave Drivers: Black Agricultural Labor Supervisors in the Antebellum SouthAntebellum Slavery
The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to SlaveryAntebellum Slavery
The Sugar Masters: Planters and Slaves in Louisiana's Cane World, 1820-1860Antebellum Slavery
The Trial Record of Denmark Vesey Antebellum Slavery
The Two Lives of Sally Miller: A Case of Mistaken Racial Identity in Antebellum New OrleansAntebellum Slavery
The Waterman's Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North CarolinaAntebellum Slavery
Them Dark Days: Slavery in the American Swamps Antebellum Slavery
This Species of Property: Slave Life and Culture in the Old South Antebellum Slavery
Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American ControversyAntebellum Slavery
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