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Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market

by Johnson, Walter
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Retail Price: $15.95
Issue: Fall 2002
ISBN: 0674005392

This award-winning study is now available in softcover. Walter Johnson works to offer a picture of the New Orleans's slave market from three distinctive perspectives. The author draws from slave narratives to glean personal experiences, analyzes official documents such as court cases and bills of sale, and utilizes letters from slave owners and traders. Johnson weaves a complex tale of the slave trade in the New World.

review of Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market, by Johnson, Walter, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2002).