The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism
(Audiobook on CD)

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[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2014].
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In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E.Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our countrypolitically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, ourchief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture,slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves,giving the country a virtual monopoly on the production of cotton, a key rawmaterial of the Industrial Revolution.As Baptist argues, this frenzy of speculation and economicexpansion transformed the United States into a modern capitalist nation. Basedon thousands of slave narratives and plantation records, The Half Has NeverBeen Told offers not only a radical revision of the history of slavery buta disturbing new understanding of the origins of American power that compels listenersto reckon with the violence and subjugation at the root of American supremacy.
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Audiobook on CD
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Unabridged.
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16 audio discs (20 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 PDF disc.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781483030678 (library ed.), 1483030679 (library ed.), 9781483030692, 1483030695

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Title from web page.
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Compact discs.
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Duration: 20:00:00.
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"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container.
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Read by Ron Butler.
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In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves, giving the country a virtual monopoly on the production of cotton, a key raw material of the Industrial Revolution. As Baptist argues, this frenzy of speculation and economic expansion transformed the United States into a modern capitalist nation. Based on thousands of slave narratives and plantation records, The Half Has Never Been Told offers not only a radical revision of the history of slavery but a disturbing new understanding of the origins of American power that compels listeners to reckon with the violence and subjugation at the root of American supremacy.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Baptist, E. E., & Butler, R. (2014). The half has never been told: slavery and the making of American capitalism. Unabridged. [Ashland, Oregon]: Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Baptist, Edward E. and Ron Butler. 2014. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. [Ashland, Oregon]: Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Baptist, Edward E. and Ron Butler, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. [Ashland, Oregon]: Blackstone Audio, Inc, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Baptist, Edward E.,, and Ron Butler, Jr. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. Unabridged. [Ashland, Oregon]: Blackstone Audio, Inc, 2014.

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