Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market - Walter Johnson

A short summary of Soul by Soul:

A look at the slave markets of the pre-Civil War South.

My favorite Walter Johnson quote from the book:

"They imagined who they could be by thinking about whom they could buy"

Questions to ponder while reading Soul by Soul:

What is the price of human life?

What is evil?

My thoughts about Soul by Soul:

A good look into an American evil.

A well-written historical guide.

A must-read.


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