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Author Schermerhorn, Calvin, 1975- author.

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

Publication Info. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 336 pages.)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary "Focuses on networks of people, information, conveyances, and other resources and technologies that moved slave-based products from suppliers to buyers and users." (page 3) The book examines the credit and financial systems that grew up around trade in slaves and products made by slaves.
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Subject Slave trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slave traders -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Capitalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Förenta staterna.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Schermerhorn, Calvin, 1975- Business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860 9780300192001 (DLC) 2014036403 (OCoLC)890614581
ISBN 9780300213898 electronic bk.
0300213891 electronic bk.