• American Slavery, American Freedom

  • By: Edmund S. Morgan
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (155 ratings)

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American Slavery, American Freedom

By: Edmund S. Morgan
Narrated by: Sean Pratt
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Publisher's summary

"If it is possible to understand the American paradox, the marriage of slavery and freedom, Virginia is surely the place to begin," writes Edmund S. Morgan in American Slavery, American Freedom, a study of the tragic contradiction at the core of America. Morgan finds the key to this central paradox in the people and politics of the state that was both the birthplace of the revolution and the largest slaveholding state in the country.

With a new introduction. Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and the Albert J. Beveridge Award.

©2003 W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. (P)2013 Gildan Media LLC
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: History

Critic reviews

"Thoughtful, suggestive and highly readable." ( New York Times Book Review)