SLAVERY AND HUMAN PROGRESS.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - A survey of slavery and emancipation throughout world history, from antiquity to the modern era - divided into three sections - How Progress led to the Europeans' Enslavement of Africans, Redeeming Christianity's Reptutations, and Abolishing Slavery and Civilizing the World - this book discusses the concept that slavery was considered part of progress and the transition from white slaves to black slaves; the emancipation movements and the on-going debate over modern slavery in the United States. Davis has won many prices - the Pulitzer, the National Book Award, the Bancroft - for his thought-provoking works on slavery. Notes, index. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-195034392.
Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dj.