African-American History, Pre-1865
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is early African-American history.
· Eugene Genovese, Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made (Viking, 1973)
· Peter Wood, Black Majority: Negroes In South Carolina From 1620 Through The Stono Rebellion (Norton, 1974)
· Sylvia Frey, Water from the Rock: Black Resistance in a Revolutionary Age (Princeton, 1991)
· Ira Berlin, Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North AmericaHarvard, 1998)
· Philip Morgan, Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-century Chesapeake(University of North Carolina Press, 1998)
· Edmund Morgan, American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia (Norton, 1976)
· Clarence Mohr, On The Threshold of Freedom: Masters and Slaves in Civil War Georgia (University of Georgia Press, 2001)
· James Oakes, The Ruling Race: A History of American Slave Holders (Norton, 1998)
· Rhys Isaac, The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790 (University of North Carolina Press, 1982)
· William McFeely, Frederick Douglass (Norton, 1991)
"The Infography about African-American History before the Civil War"
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