Facebook Twitter

Donate to BlackPast Blog
  • African American History
  • African American History in the West
  • Global African History
  • Perspectives

NOTE: will not disclose, use, give or sell any of the requested information to third parties.

5 + 6 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.

Shop Amazon and help in the Classroom

African American History Bibliography Subjects

The subjects listed below are excellent sources of general information for research on African American History.


View by Authors & Editors | View by Title | View by Subject | View by Year | View Entire Site Bibliography


Book/Article Titlesort iconBibliography Subject
Working Toward Freedom: Slave Society and Domestic Economy in the American South Antebellum Slavery
Women's Work, Men's Work: The Informal Slave Economies of Lowcountry Georgia Antebellum Slavery
Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American SlaveryAntebellum Slavery
Who Speaks for Margaret Garner?Antebellum Slavery
When Owing a Shilling Costs a Dollar: The Saga of Lewis G. Clarke, Born a "White" SlaveAntebellum Slavery
When I Can Read My Title Clear: Literacy, Slavery and Religion in the Antebellum South Antebellum Slavery
Those Who Labor for My Happiness: Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's MonticelloAntebellum Slavery
Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American ControversyAntebellum Slavery
This Species of Property: Slave Life and Culture in the Old South Antebellum Slavery
Them Dark Days: Slavery in the American Swamps Antebellum Slavery
The Waterman's Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North CarolinaAntebellum Slavery
The Two Lives of Sally Miller: A Case of Mistaken Racial Identity in Antebellum New OrleansAntebellum Slavery
The Trial Record of Denmark Vesey Antebellum Slavery
The Sugar Masters: Planters and Slaves in Louisiana's Cane World, 1820-1860Antebellum Slavery
The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to SlaveryAntebellum Slavery
The Slave Drivers: Black Agricultural Labor Supervisors in the Antebellum SouthAntebellum Slavery
The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum SouthAntebellum Slavery
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of EmancipationAntebellum Slavery
The Odyssey of an African SlaveAntebellum Slavery
The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long IslandAntebellum Slavery
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832Antebellum Slavery
The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion Antebellum Slavery
The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography, 19 volumesAntebellum Slavery
The Accidental Slaveowner: Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American FamilyAntebellum Slavery
The Accidental SlaveholderAntebellum Slavery
Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the NorthAntebellum Slavery
Swing the Sickle for the Harvest is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum GeorgiaAntebellum Slavery
Sweet Chariot: Slave Family and Household Structure in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana Antebellum Slavery
Stolen Children: Slave Youth in the 19th Century Antebellum Slavery
Stealing a Little Freedom: Advertisements for Slave Runaways in North Carolina, 1791-1840 Antebellum Slavery
Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave MarketAntebellum Slavery
Slaves for Hire: Renting Enslaved Laborers in Antebellum VirginiaAntebellum Slavery
Slavery in the United StatesAntebellum Slavery
Slavery in the Connecticut Valley of Massachusetts Antebellum Slavery
Slavery in America: Its Legal History Antebellum Slavery
Slavery History and Historians Antebellum Slavery
Slavery before Race: Europeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island's Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884Antebellum Slavery
Slavery and the American SouthAntebellum Slavery
Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland during the Nineteenth Century Antebellum Slavery
Slavery And American Economic DevelopmentAntebellum Slavery
Slave Testimony: Two Centuries of Letters, Speeches, Interviews and Autobiographies Antebellum Slavery
Slave Patrols: Law and Violence in Virginia and the CarolinasAntebellum Slavery
Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep SouthAntebellum Slavery
Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep SouthAntebellum Slavery
Six Women's Slave Narratives Antebellum Slavery
Singing the Master: The Emergence of African American Culture in the Plantation SouthAntebellum Slavery
Sea Island Roots: African Presence in the Carolinas and Georgia Antebellum Slavery
Roll Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves MadeAntebellum Slavery
River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton KingdomAntebellum Slavery
River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton KingdomAntebellum Slavery
Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences in Slavery and FreedomAntebellum Slavery
Religion and the Antebellum Debate over Slavery Antebellum Slavery
Rattling Chains: Slave Unrest and Revolt in the Antebellum SouthAntebellum Slavery
Proslavery: A History of the Defense of Slavery in America, 1701-1840Antebellum Slavery
Ploughshares into Swords: Race, Rebellion, and Identity in Gabriel's Virginia, 1730-1810Antebellum Slavery
Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum SouthAntebellum Slavery
Notes on the History of Slavery in MassachusettsAntebellum Slavery
New Studies in the History of American SlaveryAntebellum Slavery
Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery’s FrontierAntebellum Slavery
Mother Wit: The Ex-Slave Narratives of the Louisiana Writers' Project Antebellum Slavery
More Than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas Antebellum Slavery
Mighty Rough Times, I Tell You: Personal Accounts of SlaveryAntebellum Slavery
Mastering Slavery: Memory, Family and Identity in Women's Slave Narratives Antebellum Slavery
Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His SlavesAntebellum Slavery
Love Cemetery: Unburying the Secret History of SlavesAntebellum Slavery
Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South Antebellum Slavery
Joining Places: Slave Neighborhoods in the Old SouthAntebellum Slavery
In the Shadow of Freedom: The Politics of Slavery in the National CapitalAntebellum Slavery
In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old SouthAntebellum Slavery
I Belong to South Carolina: South Carolina Slave NarrativesAntebellum Slavery
Gabriel's Rebellion: The Virginia Slave Conspiracies of 1800 and 1802 Antebellum Slavery
Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil WarAntebellum Slavery
Flush Times and Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of JacksonAntebellum Slavery
Flight to Freedom: African Runaways and Maroons in the AmericasAntebellum Slavery
Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to AmericaAntebellum Slavery
Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave CommunityAntebellum Slavery
Divided Mastery: Slave Hiring in the American SouthAntebellum Slavery
Discovering the Women in Slavery: Emancipating Perspectives on the American Past Antebellum Slavery
Denmark Vesey's Revolt: The Slave Plot that Lit a Fuse to Fort Sumter Antebellum Slavery
Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old SouthAntebellum Slavery
Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in Africa and the African DiasporaAntebellum Slavery
Deep Like the Rivers: Education in the Slave Quarter Community, 1831-1865Antebellum Slavery
Dear Master: Letters of a Slave FamilyAntebellum Slavery
Cultivation and Culture: Labor and the Shaping of Slave Life in the Americas Antebellum Slavery
Creating an Old South: Middle Florida's Plantation Frontier before the Civil WarAntebellum Slavery
Cotton and Race in the Making of America: The Human Cost of Economic PowerAntebellum Slavery
Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in the New American NationAntebellum Slavery
Community Among Enslaved African Americans on the Hermitage Plantation, 1820s-1850sAntebellum Slavery
Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation SouthAntebellum Slavery
Class Struggle and the Origin of Racial Slavery: The Invention of the White Race Antebellum Slavery
Celia, A Slave Antebellum Slavery
Carry Me Back: The Domestic Slave Trade in American LifeAntebellum Slavery
Bond of Iron: Master and Slave at Buffalo ForgeAntebellum Slavery
Black Thunder: Gabriel's Revolt: Virginia, 1800Antebellum Slavery
Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860Antebellum Slavery
Black Odyssey: The Afro-American Ordeal in SlaveryAntebellum Slavery
Black Life on the Mississippi: Slaves, Free Blacks, and the Western Steamboat WorldAntebellum Slavery
Black Legacy: America's Hidden HeritageAntebellum Slavery
Between Slavery and Freedom: Philosophy and American Slavery Antebellum Slavery
Becoming Free in the Cotton SouthAntebellum Slavery
Copyright 2007-2017 - v3.0 NDCHost - California | | Your donations help us to grow. | We welcome your suggestions. | Mission Statement is an independent non-profit corporation 501(c)(3). It has no affiliation with the University of Washington. is supported in part by a grant from Humanities Washington, a state-wide non-profit organization supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the state of Washington, and contributions from individuals and foundations.