No Property in Man

No Property in Man
Author : Sean Wilentz
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Total Pages : 369
Release : 2019-09-03
ISBN 10 : 9780674241428
ISBN 13 : 0674241428
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

No Property in Man Book Description:

Driving straight to the heart of the most contentious issue in American history, Sean Wilentz argues controversially that, far from concealing a crime against humanity, the U.S. Constitution limited slavery’s legitimacy—a limitation which in time inspired the antislavery politics that led to Southern secession, the Civil War, and Emancipation.