Reckoning with slavery : a critical study in the quantitative history of American Negro slavery / Paul A. David ... [et al.] ; with an introd. by Kenneth M. Stampp. - New York : Oxford University Press, 1976. - xvi, 398 p. ; 21 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [358]-382) and index.

Capitalist masters, bourgeois slaves / Sambo makes good, or were slaves imbued with the Protestant work ethic? / The slave family : protected agent of capitalist masters or victim of the slave trade? / Victorians all? The sexual mores and conduct of slaves and their masters / Slavery : the progressive institution? / The care and feeding of slaves / Prosperity, progress, and American slavery / Time on the cross and the burden of quantitative history. Kenneth M. Stampp -- Paul A. David and Peter Temin -- Herbert Gutman and Richard Sutch -- Herbert Gutman and Richard Sutch -- Herbert Gutman and Richard Sutch -- Paul A. David and Peter Temin -- Richard Sutch -- Gavin Wright -- Introduction : A humanistic perspective / Part one : Masters and slaves -- Part two : Institution and economy -- Part three : a judgment --

This book offers a comprehensive critique of the view of slavery as found in Fogel and Engerman's Time on the cross.

0195020332 (pbk.) 9780195020335 (pbk.) 0195020340 9780195020342


Fogel, Robert William. Time on the cross.

Slavery--Economic aspects--United States.
Slavery--Econometric models.--United States


E449.F653 / R42