Breen & Innes, Covers 17th century experience of African Americans in Virginia.
Wood, . Brief overview by accomplished scholar covering period 1619-1776. Last chapter covers critiques and defenses of slavery.
White, . Focuses on the experience of slave women.
Wood, Covers informal slave economies in low country Georgia, focusing on period from 1785 to 1830.
Ownby, Collection of essays.
Sobel, . Covers the interactions of blacks and whites on 18th century Virginia plantations.
Grossman, . Covers movement of African Americans from the rural South to urban Chicago in the early 20th century.
Painter, . Covers movement of African Americans from the rural South to rural Kansas after Reconstruction.
Foner, . THE classic work on Reconstruction.
Vorenberg, . Recent work on the guarantees of the Thirteenth Amendment and it's tortured route to ratification by a Brown faculty member.
Turner (ed), . Essays on black workers in the transition from slavery to wage labor in the U. S. and the Caribbean, mid-19th century.
Woodward, (3rd edition). Covers transition period from Reconstruction into Jim Crow segregation in the South.
Goodman, . Covers events of the infamous Scottsboro case from a variety of perspectives: the young white female accusers, the black defendants, the lawyers, the judge, local law enforcement and the press.
Frey and Wood, Covers role of Protestant Christianity in the lives of African Americans of the U. S. South and Anglo-Caribbean.
Campbell, . Covers the role of the AME Church in U. S. and South Africa.
Oakes, . Covers the complex perspective of small slaveholders in the South.
Oakes, "Natural Rights, Citizenship Rights, States' Rights and Black Rights" in Foner (ed.), . This essay covers the evolution of Lincoln's legal framework for understanding and opposing slavery.
Morgan, . Focuses on the paradoxical use of slavery as a rhetorical device by Virginia patriots during the Revolutionary War and the implications for the new nation.
Sweet, Covers the negotiation of racial categories in the North at the turn of the 18th century.
Chan, . Reports on archeological excavation on a New England farm.
Melish, . Discusses the end of slavery in Rhode Island under the gradual emancipation act of 1784.
Manegold, . Slavery in the experience of a New England family.