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The Half Has Never Been Told

Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

by Edward E. Baptist

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The Half Has Never Been Told
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Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
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Edward E. Baptist

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Historian Edward Baptist reveals how the expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States.

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