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Takagi, Midori

Rearing Wolves to Our Own Destruction
Slavery in Richmond Virginia, 1782–1865 Midori Takagi

RICHMOND WAS NOT only the capital of Virginia and of the Confederacy; it was also one of the most industrialized cities south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Boasting ironworks, tobacco processing plants, and flour mills, the city by 1860 drew half of its male workforce from the local slave population.... More