006 Eugene Genovese's Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made [1974] with Joshua D. Rothman (History of History 2)

006 Eugene Genovese's Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made [1974] with Joshua D. Rothman (History of History 2)

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When Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made was published in 1974, the study of American slavery would change forever. Written by Eugene D. Genovese, an often controversial figure, the book would become as controversial as its author. Rather than emphasizing the cruelty and degradation of slavery, Genovese investigates the ways that slaves forced their owners to acknowledge their humanity through culture, music, and religion. Not merely passive victims, the slaves in this account ... See More

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