Louisiana State University Press
For over forty years, William Scarborough's collective portrait of plantation overseers has been the authoritative study of that topic. His new book, which focuses on southern masters who owned 250 slaves or more in the decade before the Civil War, promises to have a similarly lasting influence. I....
"Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth Century South,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 6
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol6/iss2/13