Rearing Wolves to Our Own Destruction : Slavery in Richmond Virginia, 1782-1865.

RICHMOND WAS NOT only the capital of Virginia and of the Confederacy; it was also one of the most industrialized cities south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Boasting ironworks, tobacco processing plants, and flour mills, the city by 1860 drew half of its male workforce from the local slave population. Rea...

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Main Author: Takagi, Midori (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, Dec. 2001.
Series:Carter G. Woodson Institute Ser.
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