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Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

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Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Christy Clark-Pujara

This book is about slavery, emancipation, and black freedom in the North, and Rhode Island in particular. It uses an economic lens to explore the ways the business begets experience, specifically investigating how the business of slavery (economic activity that was directly related to the maintenance of the slaveholding in the Americas such as the buying and selling of people, food, and goods) shaped the establishment and growth of life-long ... Read more

 

 

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