Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made
This landmark history of slavery in the South—a winner of the Bancroft Prize—challenged conventional views of slaves by illuminating the many forms of resistance to dehumanization that developed in slave society.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Carolfoasia - LibraryThing
I think the book could have been better organized. I felt like it started at the end talking about slaves leaving the plantations after the Civil War then going back to the history of paternalism ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mdobe - LibraryThing
Genovese's is an account of slavery based upon a class-based system of dominance, reinforced by racism (p. 3). Dominance, he stresses, is not as complete as earlier historians thought. Slaves ... Read full review