Washington at the plow : the founding farmer and the question of slavery
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Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2021.
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Book
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vii, 358 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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English
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9780674246386, 0674246381

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Includes bibliographical (pages 297-343) references and index.
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"George Washington spent most of his time farming, often employing experimental methods. Washington saw slave-powered scientific agriculture as the key to the nation's prosperity. Bruce Ragsdale argues that it was slave labor's inefficiency as much as its inhumanity that finally convinced Washington to emancipate the men and women bonded to him"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ragsdale, B. A. (2021). Washington at the plow: the founding farmer and the question of slavery . The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ragsdale, Bruce A.. 2021. Washington At the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ragsdale, Bruce A.. Washington At the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ragsdale, Bruce A.. Washington At the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2021.

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