The history of slavery and the slave trade, ancient and modern : the forms of slavery that prevailed in ancient nations, particularly in Greece and Rome : the African slave trade and the political history of slavery in the United States

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The history of slavery and the slave trade, ancient and modern : the forms of slavery that prevailed in ancient nations, particularly in Greece and Rome : the African slave trade and the political history of slavery in the United States / compiled from authentic materials by W.O. Blake.
Author
Blake, W. O., 1810-1865
Publication
Columbus, Ohio : Published and sold exclusively by subscription by H. Miller, 1859.
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Description
xvi, [1], 18-832 p., [13] leaves of plates : ill.; 26 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Note
  • First published at Columbus, Ohio, by J. & H. Miller, 1857.
  • Text of imprint has 4 pica blank space between "by" and "H. Miller"; earlier editions have "J &" in that blank space [i.e. "by J. & H. Miller"].
  • "Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year 1857, by J. & H. Miller, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of Ohio."--copyright statement, verso of title page.
  • Stereotyped and printed by Osgood & Pearce, Columbus, O."--verso of title page.
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
ch. 1. Preliminary sketch ; Ancient slavery -- ch. 2. Slavery in Greece ; Athenian slaves -- ch. 3. Slaves of Sparta, Crete, Thessaly, &c. ; The Helots -- ch. 4. Slavery in Rome -- ch. 5. Slavery in Rome, continued -- ch. 6. Christian slavery in Northern Africa -- ch. 7. African slave trade from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century -- ch. 8. Slave traffic of the Levant ; Nubian slaves -- ch. 9. African slave trade in the eighteenth century -- ch. 10. African slave trade in the eighteenth century, continued ; The middle passage -- ch. 11. Slavery in the West Indies, 1750 to 1790 -- ch. 12. Early opponents of African slavery in England and America -- ch. 13. Movements in England to abolish the slave trade -- ch. 14. Parliamentary history ; The twenty years' struggle -- ch. 15. Parliamentary history ; Slave trade rendered illegal -- ch. 16. Indian and African slavery in St. Domingo ; The insurrections -- ch. 17. African slave trade after its norminal abolition -- ch. 18. Efforts to suppress the slave-trade ; Operations of the cruisers -- ch. 19. Operations of the cruisers under the Ashburton treaty -- ch. 20. Historical sketch of Sierra Leone and Liberia -- ch. 21. History of slavery in the North American colonies -- ch. 22. Slavery under the Confederation ; Emancipation by the states -- ch. 23. Formation of the Constitution ; Slavery compromises -- ch. 24. Political history of slavery in the United States from 1789-1800 -- ch. 25. Political history of slavery in the United States, from 1800-1807 -- ch. 26. Political history of slavery in the United States from 1807-1820 -- ch. 27. Period from 1820 to 1825 [i.e. 1835], political history of slavery -- ch. 28. Period from 1835 to 1842, Political history -- ch. 29. Period from 1842-1849, annexation of Texas -- ch. 30. Political history of slavery ; Compromises of 1850 -- ch. 31. Repeal of Missouri Compromise ; Kansas and Nebraska organized -- ch. 32. Affairs of Kansas ; Congressional proceedings -- ch. 33. History of the troubles in Kansas, continued -- ch. 34. Statistical tables constructed from the census of 1850 -- Appendix: Dred Scott decision.
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Sc Rare 326.9-B (Blake, W. History of slavery and the slave trade)
Author
Blake, W. O., 1810-1865
Title
The history of slavery and the slave trade, ancient and modern : the forms of slavery that prevailed in ancient nations, particularly in Greece and Rome : the African slave trade and the political history of slavery in the United States / compiled from authentic materials by W.O. Blake.
Imprint
Columbus, Ohio : Published and sold exclusively by subscription by H. Miller, 1859.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 326.9-B (copy 1) (accession no. B499088) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Local Note
Researchers are restricted to use microform copy in: Sc Micro F-16503 or the electronic resource.
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Miller, Henry, 1836 or 1837- publisher.
Osgood & Pearce, printer, stereotyper.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 326.9-B (Blake, W. History of slavery and the slave trade)
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