First Editions of Time on the Cross; Inscribed by both Robert Fogel and Stanley Engerman

  • Time On The Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery & Time On the Cross Evidence and Methods. Two Volumes.

Time On The Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery & Time On the Cross Evidence and Methods. Two Volumes.

$850.00

Item Number: 2415

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1974.

First edition of this work which attracted widespread attention in the media and generated heated controversy and criticism for its methodology and conclusions. Octavo, original brown cloth, 2 volumes. Both volumes are inscribed by both authors to the same recipient. Volume one is near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear to the spine tips. Volume two is near fine in a fine dust jacket.

Fogel and Engerman's groundbreaking books reexamined the economic foundations of American slavery, marking "the start of a new period of slavery scholarship and some searching revisions of a national tradition" (C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books).

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