Nonfiction Books Life as a Slave (17)

Life as a Slave (17)

Life as a Slave (17)
Item No. EN0086
ISBN-13 978-0-7660-7549-8
Subject Social Studies History United States Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Format Library Binding
# of Pages 128
Size 6" x 9"
Author Worth, Richard
Reading Interest 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Series Slavery and Slave Resistance
Publisher Enslow Publishing
Date Published 2017
Dewey Decimal 306.3/620975--dc23
Guided Reading Level Z
 
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This fascinating volume explores everyday life for slaves in America. Readers will learn about the various duties that slaves were responsible for conducting, their relationships with their masters, and the ways they found to cope with the humiliating and demoralizing lives they were captured into. Contextual information about how the practice of slavery began, how slaves contributed to the southern economy, and how the institution was finally destroyed rounds out this informative resource.