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Rearing Wolves to Our Own Destruction: Slavery in Richmond, Virginia, 1782-1865

by Takagi, Midori
Publisher: University Press of Virginia
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 0813918340

In contrast to plantation slaves, those employed in urban areas (some as bondsmen) participated in the industrialization that occurred during the latter antebellum years. Midori Takagi argues that such advances afforded slaves increasing independence.

review of Rearing Wolves to Our Own Destruction: Slavery in Richmond, Virginia, 1782-1865, by Takagi, Midori, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).