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No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation's Founding

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Driving straight to the heart of the most contentious issue in American history, Sean Wilentz argues controversially that, far from concealing a crime against humanity, the U.S. Constitution limited slavery’s legitimacy—a limitation which in time inspired the antislavery politics that led to Southern secession, the Civil War, and Emancipation.

  • 368 pages
  • by Sean Wilentz
ITEM NUMBER: 18288

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