Slavery and the Making of America

Here is a richly illustrated written history of slavery in America, presenting it largely through stories of the slaves themselves. Readers will discover a sharply nuanced look at American slavery, from the first Africans brought to British colonies in the early 17th century to the end of Reconstruction. With more than 100 illustrations, Slavery and the Making of America is a gripping account of the struggles against the iniquity of slavery.