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David Waldstreicher

David Waldstreicher, Professor of History, Temple University, is a historian of early and nineteenth century America. His books include In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, 1776-1820 (1997); The Struggle Against Slavery, 1619-–1863: A History in Documents (2001); Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery and the American Revolution (2004); and Slavery's Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification (2009).

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Slavery's Constitution

David Waldstreicher

Taking on decades of received wisdom, David Waldstreicher has written the first book to recognize slavery’s place at the heart of the U.S. Constitution. Famously, the Constitution...

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Runaway America

David Waldstreicher

Scientist, abolitionist, revolutionary: that is the Benjamin Franklin we know and celebrate. To this description, the talented young historian David Waldstreicher shows we must add runaway, slave...

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