Baptist, Edward E. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. New York: Basic Books, 2014.
Berlin, Ira. Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves. New York: Belknap Press, 2003.
Berry, Daima Raimey. The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, From Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2017.
Fields, Barbara Jeanne, "Slavery, Race and Ideology in the United States of America," New Left Review 181 (1990): 95-118
Harris, Leslie M. “Imperfect Archives and the Historical Imagination.” The Public Historian 36, no. 1 (February 1, 2014): 77–80.
Slavery in the Chesapeake
Brown, Kathleen M. Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
Corrigan, Mary Beth. "Imaginary Cruelties: A History of the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia," Washington History 13, no. 2 (Fall/Winter 2002): 4-27.
Corrigan, Mary Beth. "Making the Most of an Opportunity: Slaves and the Catholic Church in Early Washington," Washington History 12, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2000): 90-101.
Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave. Boston, MA: Anti-Slavery Office, 1845.
Fields, Barbara Jeanne. Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland During the Nineteenth Century. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1984.
Finkelman, Paul and Donald R. Kennon, eds. In the Shadow of Freedom: The Politics of Slavery in the National Capital. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2011.
Flanagan, Charles M. "The Sweets of Independence: A Reading of the 'James Carroll Day Book, 1714-1721'." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park, 2005.
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Hardy, Beatriz Betancourt. "Papists in a Protestant Age: The Catholic Gentry and Community in Colonial Maryland, 1689-1776." Ph. D. dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park, 1993.
Jackson, Maurice. "Washington, DC: From the Founding of a Slaveholding Capital to a Center of Abolitionism." Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology & Heritage 2, no. 1 (May 2013): 40-66.
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Millward, Jessica. Finding Charity's Folk: Enslaved and Free Black Women in Maryland. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015.
Morgan, Edmund S. American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia. Reissue edition. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2003.
Morgan, Philip D. Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Rockman, Seth. Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Thomas, William G. III. A Question of Freedom: The Families Who Challenged Slavery From The Nation's Founding To The Civil War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020.
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The Domestic Slave Trade
Deyle, Steven. Carry Me Back: The Domestic Slave Trade in American Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Johnson, Walter. Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999.
Pargas, Damian Alan. Slavery and Forced Migration in the Antebellum South. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Schermerhorn, Calvin. The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015.
Williams, Heather Andrea. Help Me To Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
Slavery in Louisiana
Johnson, Walter. River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013.
Malone, Ann Patton. Sweet Chariot: Slave Family and Household Structure in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.
Northup, Solomon. Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, A Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841 and Rescued in 1853, from a Cotton Plantation Near the Red River in Louisiana. Auburn, NY: Derby and Miller, 1853.
Rothman, Adam. Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep South. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005.
Slavery, the Society of Jesus, and Catholicism
Beckett, Edward F. “Listening to Our History: Inculturation and Jesuit Slaveholding.” Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits 28, no. 5 (1996).
Brown, Joseph A. SJ. To Stand On The Rock: Meditations on Black Catholic Identity. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2011.
Curran, Robert Emmett. “‘Splendid Poverty’: Jesuit Slaveholding in Maryland, 1805–1838.” In Shaping American Catholicism: Maryland and New York, 1805-1915, 30–51. Catholic University of America Press, 2012.
Curran, Robert Emmett. Papist Devils: Catholics in British America, 1574-1783. Washington, D.C: The Catholic University of America Press, 2014.
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Finn, S.J., Peter C. “The Slaves of the Jesuits of Maryland.” MA thesis: Georgetown University, 1974.
Judge, S.J., Robert K. “Foundation and First Administration of the Maryland Province,” Woodstock Letters 88, no. 4 (1959): 376-406
Leon, Sharon. "Re-Presenting the Enslaved Community sold by the Maryland Province Jesuits in 1838," [bracket], September 30, 2016.
Maxwell, John Frances. Slavery and the Catholic Church: The History of Catholic Teaching Concerning the Moral Legitimacy of the Institution of Slavery. London: Barry Rose Publishers, 1975.
Murphy, Thomas. Jesuit Slaveholding in Maryland, 1717-1838. Studies in African American History and Culture. New York: Routledge, 2001.
Nalezyty, Susan. "The History of Enslaved People at Georgetown Visitation." U.S. Catholic Historian 37, no. 2 (2019): 23-48. doi:10.1353/cht.2019.0014.
St. Ignatius Church at Chapel Point: Sharing God's Word Since 1641. Port Tobacco, MD: St. Ignatius Church, 2016.
Swarns, Rachel L. The 272: The Families Who Were Enslaved and Sold to Build the American Catholic Church. New York: Random House, 2023
Walsh, Rev. Francis. A Pictorial History of Saint Inigoes Mission, 1634-1984. Hollywood, MD: St. Mary's Press, 1984.
Zanca, Kenneth J, ed. American Catholics and Slavery, 1789-1866: An Anthology of Primary Documents. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1994.
Zwinge, S.J., Joseph, "The Jesuit Farms in Maryland: Facts and Anecdotes. The Negro Slaves," Woodstock Letters 41, no. 3 (1912): 276-291
Slavery and Universities
Columbia University & Slavery. https://columbiaandslavery.columbia.edu/ (accessed 1 June 2017).
Fuentes, Marisa J. and Deborah Gray White, eds. Scarlet and Black: Slavery and Dispossession in Rutgers History. Volume 1. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016.
Harris, Leslie M., James T. Campbell, and Alfred L. Brophy, eds. Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2019.
Harvard and Slavery. http://www.harvard.edu/slavery (accessed 1 June 2017).
McInnis, Maurie D., and Louis P. Nelson, eds. Educated in Tyranny: Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's University. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019.
Oast, Jennifer. Institutional Slavery: Slaveholding Churches, Schools, Colleges, and Businesses in Virginia, 1680-1860. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Slavery and Justice: Report of the Brown University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice. Providence, RI: Brown University, 2006.
Thomas, Rhondda Robinson. Call My Name, Clemson: Documenting the Black Experience in an American University. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2020.
“Universities Studying Slavery,” President’s Commission on Slavery and the University. http://slavery.virginia.edu/ (accessed 1 June 2017).
Wilder, Craig Steven. Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2013.
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Willoughby, Christopher. Masters of Health: Racial Science and Slavery in U.S. Medical Schools. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2022.
Slavery and Memory
Araujo, Ana Lucia. Shadows of the Slave Past: Memory, Heritage, and Slavery. New York: Routledge, 2015.
Berry, Mary Frances. My Face is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations. New York: Vintage Books, 2005.
Blight, David W. Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.
Colbert, Soyica Diggs, Robert J. Patterson, and Aida Levy-Hussen. The Psychic Hold of Slavery: Legacies in American Expressive Culture. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016.
Hartman, Saidiya. Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2007.
Nelson, Alondra. The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2016.
Savage, Kirk. Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in 19th-Century America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997.
Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation at Georgetown
Collins, David. "Georgetown, Jesuits, Slaveholding." The Hoya, February 9, 2015.
Curran, Robert Emmett. The Bicentennial History of Georgetown University: From Academy to University 1789-1889. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1993.
Foley, Thomas. "Saving Souls and Selling Them: Jesuit Slaveholding and the Georgetown Slavery Archive." Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal 6:1 (2017).
Mendoza, Elsa Barraza. "Catholic Slaveowners and the Development of Georgetown University’s Slave Hiring System, 1792–1862." Journal of Jesuit Studies 8, no. 1 (Dec. 2020), 56-80.
Menzie Lesko, Kathleen, Valerie Babb, and Carroll R. Gibbs. Black Georgetown Remembered: A History of Its Black Community From the Founding of "The Town of George" in 1751 to the Present Day. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2016.
O'Toole, James M. Passing For White: Race, Religion, and the Healy Family, 1820-1920. Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 2003.
Report of the Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation to the President of Georgetown University. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University, 2016.
Rothman, Adam, and Elsa Barraza Mendoza, eds. Facing Georgetown's History: A Reader on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2021.
"Connecting GU 272 to SU: Creating a Memory Project of Surviving Descendants Connected to Southern University." Archives, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, John B. Cade Library, Southern University and A&M College-Baton Rouge
Slave Manifests of Coastwise Vessels Filed at New Orleans, Louisiana, 1807-1860, National Archives, M1895
Early Records of the White March Church Prince George's County, Maryland. Bowie, MD: Prince George's County Genealogical Society, 2005.
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