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David Brion Davis

What Blood Won’t Tell


author of Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

September 12, 2008

What Blood Won't Tell brings us at long last a brilliant analysis of the changing meanings of race in American law from the colonial era to the present. It will be indispensable for any informed discussions of a subject that lies at the very core of both American history and identity.


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