Black Majority

Negroes in Colonial South Carolina from 1670 through the Stono Rebellion

Peter H. Wood (Author)


A groundbreaking study of two cultures in early America.

Black Majority won the Albert J. Beveridge Award of the American Historical Association.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • April 1996
  • ISBN 978-0-393-31482-3
  • 5.6 × 8.2 in / 384 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.

Endorsements & Reviews

“Easily the most thorough and the most penetrating case study yet written of the Afro-American population during the slave period. . . . Fascinating and instructive.” — Jack P. Greene

“Mr. Wood has gone beyond any previous study of the history of slavery in the colonial period. . . . He has given us new perspectives not only on slavery but on human relationships in early America.” — Edmund S. Morgan, author of American Slavery / American Freedom

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