On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small Slaveholding Households, 1815–1865 Diane Mutti Burke

ISBN: 9780820336367

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368 pages


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On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small Slaveholding Households, 1815–1865  by  Diane Mutti Burke

On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small Slaveholding Households, 1815–1865 by Diane Mutti Burke
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On Slavery’s Border is a bottom-up examination of how slavery and slaveholding were influenced by both the geography and the scale of the slaveholding enterprise. Missouri’s strategic access to important waterways made it a key site at the peripheryMoreOn Slavery’s Border is a bottom-up examination of how slavery and slaveholding were influenced by both the geography and the scale of the slaveholding enterprise.

Missouri’s strategic access to important waterways made it a key site at the periphery of the Atlantic world. By the time of statehood in 1821, people were moving there in large numbers, especially from the upper South, hoping to replicate the slave society they’d left behind.



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