Selling Souls From A Distance: Market Revolution Transformations in the United States Domestic Slave Trade and Slave Traders
Beal, Giles D.
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Chapter One of this project explores the dual stereotype of the trader created in the antebellum South. Northerners and Southerners criticized the ignorant, lowly itinerant trader but not the large-scale, wealthy trader who appeared to enjoy respectability and honor. . . . Chapter Two focuses on the lives of a slave trading partnership operated by William A.J. Finney and Philip Thomas of Pittsylvania County, Virginia. [From Preface]
Thesis; [FULL-TEXT RESTRICTED TO WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY LOGIN]Giles Detwiler Beal IV is a member of the Class of 2014 of Washington and Lee University.