US Civil War / Slavery / History / Economics. "Emancipating Slaves,
Enslaving Free Men"
Tue, 04 Mar 2003 15:47:47 +0000
>I'm pretty sure Russell recommended this book about a year ago.
Please, please, please buy Jeff's book. Buy it
Yes, Jeff is an excellent writer, even among other
historians. Yes, this is a pleasurable, edifying,
and enjoyable read, one of the few works I've seen
in recent years that casts new perspective on the
Most importantly, though, Jeff is a good friend of
mine, from a quarter-century ago when we were both
graduate students, and like all academics in the
"soft" fields, he needs the royalties. Buy two
copies, and give one as a present. 8-)
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