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Review: Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves

User Review  - Lauren Hopkins - Goodreads

I feel like this book was just...really obvious. Like, here's what happened and why! There's exploration but it's nothing new. It's like a Sparknotes history of slavery. Except long. The premise is ... Read full review

Review: Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves

User Review  - Sarah Fournier - Goodreads

I didn't read the entire book, I was using it for research and read the chapters on the Charter Generation and Plantation Generation. The book is written well, I like how the author broke down the ... Read full review

Review: Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves

User Review  - Sean Chick - Goodreads

Good book for illustrating the changes in American slavery, but it also tends to ramble and Berlin fails to make a strong case for slaves have any power in this relationship. I'm sure they obstructed ... Read full review

Review: Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves

User Review  - Jim Bouchard - Goodreads

You cannot fully understand the conditions that caused the development of African slavery in America until you read this book! Well documented and very surprising revelations about black/white ... Read full review

Review: Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves

User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

this is just a rehash of Many Thousands Gone. Read full review

Review: Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves

User Review  - Ed - Goodreads

Berlin argues against the image of slavery as a static institution by describing both its evolution over time and its variations from region to region. His thesis--that slaves were never passive ... Read full review

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