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African founders : how enslaved people expanded American ideals

text African founders : how enslaved people expanded American ideals

Summary

"A brilliant synthesis of African and African-American history that shows how slavery differed in different regions of the country, and how the Africans and their descendants influenced the culture, commerce, and laws of the early United States"--

Contents
Northern regions, New England -- Puritan purposes, Akan ethics, American values -- Hudson Valley -- Dutch capitalists, Angolan entrepreneurs, American strivers -- Delaware Valley -- Quaker founders, Guinea achievers, American reformers -- Southern... Read more
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Description
xii, 944 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Simon & Schuster 2022

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