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    • The Half Has Never Been Told

    • Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
    • By: Edward E. Baptist
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 19 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves, giving the country a virtual monopoly on the production of cotton, a key raw material of the Industrial Revolution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The most definitive history of American slavery;

    • By Robert Fullerton on 01-04-15

    Regular price: $31.47