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Author Johnson, Walter, 1967-

Title Soul by soul : life inside the antebellum slave market / Walter Johnson.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c1999.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  F379.N59 N4 1999    Available  ---
Description 283 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-273) and index.
Contents ch. 1. Chattel principle -- ch. 2. Between the prices -- ch. 3. Making a world out of slaves -- ch. 4. Turning people into products -- ch. 5. Reading bodies and marking race -- ch. 6. Acts of sale -- ch. 7. Life in the shadow of the slave market.
Subject Slaves -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Slave trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Slaveholders -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social conditions.
Slave trade -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Slaveholders -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
ISBN 0674821483 (alk. paper)