Harvard University Press
A New Map of the Past
“At first glance," admits Walter Johnson, “the experience of slaves the Mississippi Valley seems far removed- indeed, conceptually antithetical- to the world of ‘capitalism’" (244). Johnson devotes his sprawling, ambitious, and much-awaited new study, River of Dar....
"River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol15/iss3/5