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This magisterial work traces the history of our most cherished value. Patterson links the birth of freedom in primitive societies with the institution of slavery, and traces the evolution of three forms of freedom in the West from antiquity through the Middle Ages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465025329
ISBN-10: 0465025323
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 135mm x 34mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 23-Sep-1992
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Orlando Patterson

Orlando Patterson is the John Cowles Professor of Sociology at Harvard University.

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