CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION BY HARRIET E. AMOS DOSSix
PREFACExxv
I IN THE COLONIAL AND TERRITORIAL PERIODS1
II PLANTATION AND PLANTERS19
III THE WORK OF THE PLANTATION: OVERSEER AND SLAVE44
IV THE SLAVE AND THE PLANTATION81
V TRAFFIC IN SLAVES141
VI HIRED SLAVE AND TOWN SLAVE195
VII THE LEGAL STATUS OF THE SLAVE215
VIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS OF SLAVES242
IX RUNAWAYS266
X THE CHURCH AND THE SLAVE294
XI THE DEFENSE OF SLAVERY332
XII THE FREE NEGRO IN ALABAMA BEFORE 1865361
BIBLIOGRAPHY399
INDEX411

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