The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture

Author(s): 
Davis, David Brion
ISBN: 
0195056396
Date published: 
January 1989
Paperback
Price: 
£9.99
Pages: 
518

This classic Pulitzer Prize-winning book depicts the various ways the Old and the New Worlds responded to the intrinsic contradictions of slavery from antiquity to the early 1770s, and considers the religious, literary, and philosophical justifications and condemnations current in the abolition controversy.

 

Winner of the 1967 Pulitzer Prize in Non-fiction