Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator
Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Fine Hardcover in a Fine Dust Jacket.
In this penetrating biography, Daniel Schafer vividly chronicles Kingsley’s evolving thoughts on race and slavery, exploring his business practices and his private life.
Kingsley’s assertion that color should not be a “badge of degradation” made him unusual in the early Republic. His unique life is revealed in this fascinating reminder of the deep connections between Europe, the Caribbean, and the young United States.
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality.
New / New. Item #014176
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