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Soul Drivers, Market Makers

Calvin Schermerhorn

in The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300192001
eISBN:
9780300213898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192001.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details the economic geography of the United States domestic slave market of the 1810s. It examines small slave traders’ business strategies as part of a knowledge economy, focusing on ... More


White Men's Law: The Roots of Systemic Racism

Peter Irons

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190914943
eISBN:
9780197582923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914943.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

White Men’s Law recounts and explores the legal and extralegal means by which systemic White racism has kept Black Americans “in their place” from slavery to police and vigilante killings of Black ... More


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