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Constance Sublette

Constance Sublette is the author of The American Slave Coast. She has also published, as Constance Ash, the novels The Horsegirl, The Stalking Horse, and The Stallion Queen, and has edited an anthology of science fiction.
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The American Slave Coast
The American Slave Coast (4 Formats) ›
By Ned Sublette, By Constance Sublette
Trade Paper Price 26.99

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Published Apr 2017

A wide-ranging, powerful, alternative vision of the history of the United States and how the slave-breeding industry shaped it
The American Slave Coast tells the horrific story of how the slavery business in the United States made the reproductive labor of “breeding women” essential to the expansion of the nation. The book shows how slaves’ children, and their children’s children, were human savings accounts that were the basis of money and credit. This was so deeply embedded in the economy of the slave states that it could only be decommissioned by Emancipation, achieved through the bloodiest war in the history of the United States. The American Slave Coast is an alternative history of the United States that presents the slavery business, as well as familiar historical figures and events, in a revealing new light.