Fifty Years in Chains

By: Charles Ball

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Charles Ball provides gripping details of southern slavery before the Civil War. He tells how he was treated by planters and slaveholders; the conditions and treatment of other slaves; the perils and suffering of fugitive slaves. This inspiring story of courage is essential reading for students of American history and African-American studies

Title: Fifty Years in Chains

Author: Charles Ball

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $12.95

Categories: Slavery,

Publisher: Dover Publications:

ISBN Number: 0486430960

ISBN Number 13: 9780486430966

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 352 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, paperback, Dover Publications

Seller ID: 430960

Description: Charles Ball's simply stated verbal account of the shocking events in his life provides gripping details of southern slavery before the Civil War. The manner in which he was treated by planters and slaveholders in Maryland, South Carolina, and Georgia; the conditions and treatment of other slaves; observations on the state of morals among cotton planters; and the perils and sufferings of fugitive slaves are all covered. Unabridged republication of the 1837 edition of Slavery in the United States: A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Charles Ball, a Black Man, written by Isaac Fisher. Introduction by Philip S. Foner.