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Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America

From the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History website:

"Professor Ira Berlin of the University of Maryland, in a lecture from 2000, examines the differences between the history of slavery and the memory of slavery in the United States and how those differences affect our views of slavery and race today. He focuses his discussion on the charter generations of Africans who were brought to the North American colonies before the establishment of the plantation system; the plantation generations who primarily worked on large plantations in the Low Country, the Chesapeake, and the Deep South; the Revolutionary generations who came of age at the end of the eighteenth century and witnessed and participated in the remaking of black life; and the migration generations of slaves, who were victims of the growing internal slave trade."

 
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