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The business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860 / Calvin Schermerhorn.

By: Schermerhorn, Calvin, 1975- [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2015]Description: 1 online resource (xi, 336 pages.).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780300213898; 0300213891.Subject(s): Slavery -- Economic aspects -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Business of slavery and the rise of American capitalism, 1815-1860DDC classification: 331.11/734 LOC classification: E442 | .S34 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Soul drivers, market makers -- "The most notorious of the Baltimore Negro-buyers" -- Sweet dreams and smuggling schemes -- Bank bonds and bondspersons -- "The slave-factory of Franklin & Armfield" -- Chains of violence -- Machines of empire -- Conclusion.
Summary: "Focuses on networks of people, information, conveyances, and other resources and technologies that moved slave-based products from suppliers to buyers and users." (page 3) The book examines the credit and financial systems that grew up around trade in slaves and products made by slaves.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Soul drivers, market makers -- "The most notorious of the Baltimore Negro-buyers" -- Sweet dreams and smuggling schemes -- Bank bonds and bondspersons -- "The slave-factory of Franklin & Armfield" -- Chains of violence -- Machines of empire -- Conclusion.

Print version record.

"Focuses on networks of people, information, conveyances, and other resources and technologies that moved slave-based products from suppliers to buyers and users." (page 3) The book examines the credit and financial systems that grew up around trade in slaves and products made by slaves.

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