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The first emancipator the forgotten story of Robert Carter, the founding father who freed his slaves by Andrew Levy

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Virginia,
  • United States,
  • Virginia.

Subjects:

  • Carter, Robert, 1728-1804,
  • Plantation owners -- Virginia -- Biography,
  • Slaveholders -- Virginia -- Biography,
  • Gentry -- Virginia -- Biography,
  • Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography,
  • Slaves -- Emancipation -- Virginia,
  • Slavery -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century,
  • Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-214) and index.

StatementAndrew Levy.
GenreBiography., Case studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF229.C34 L48 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3307879M
ISBN 100375508651
LC Control Number2004054054

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