Part 1 Half Slave, Half Free: A Study of the Runaway Servant in Eighteenth-Century Virginia
Part 2 A Documentary History Notice on Notices Note on Newspapers Virginia Notices, 1738-1789 Glossary Appendix A Reprints Appendix B Tables Appendix B Images Appendix C James Revel, The Poor Unhappy Transported Felon's Sorrowful Account of His Fourteen Years Transportation, at Virginia, in America. In Six Parts. Subject Index Name Index About the Authors.
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Breaking with historical orthodoxy that claims Bacon's Rebellion marked the death knell of white labor in the Chesapeake and that colonial Virginians achieved racial hegemony in the eighteenth century, Escaping Servitude debunks the myth of the benign institution and the sentimentalized, content servant and reveals revolt and day-to-day resistance. (source: Nielsen Book Data)