Contributor biographical information for Slavemaster president : the double career of James Polk / William Dusinberre.


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William Dusinberre is author of the award-winning Them Dark Days: Slavery in the American Rice Swamps.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Polk, James K. -- (James Knox), -- 1795-1849.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Polk, James K. -- (James Knox), -- 1795-1849 -- Relations with slaves.
Plantation owners -- Tennessee -- Biography.
Plantation owners -- Mississippi -- Biography.
Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Mississippi -- History -- 19th century.