Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery

Robert William Fogel, Author
Robert William Fogel, Author W. W. Norton & Company $14.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-393-30753-5
Reviewed on: 04/01/1991
Release date: 04/01/1991
Paperback - 544 pages - 978-0-393-31219-5
Hardcover - 672 pages - 978-0-393-02790-7
Hardcover - 539 pages - 978-0-393-01887-5
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Fogel spells out a moral indictment of slavery that supplements his coolly statistical 1974 Time on the Cross ; findings include a high infant mortality rate due to overworked pregnant women and slave hierarchies established by masters. ``Reworking some of the material in Time on the Cross , this incisive, probing reexamination is bound to provoke controversy,'' said PW. (May)
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