Table of contents for Carry me back : the domestic slave trade in American life / Steven Deyle.

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   Introduction                                                  3

1 The Irony of Liberty: Origins of the Domestic Slave Trade     15

2 A Most Important Form of Commerce:
   The Rise of the Cotton Kingdom                                 40

3 A Most Fateful Form of Commerce:
   The Fall of the Cotton Kingdom                                  63

4 "CASH FOR NEGROES": Slave Traders and
   the Market Revolution in the South                             94

5 A Regular Part of Everyday Life: The Buying
   and Selling of Human Property                                  142

6 Outside Looking In: The Domestic Slave Trade
   and the Abolitionist Attack on Slavery                         174

7 Inside Looking Out: The Slave Trade's Effect
   upon the White South                                          206

8 "The Nastiness of Life": African-American Resistance
   to the Domestic Slave Trade                                    245

   Epilogue                                                       276

   Appendix A: Total Slave Migration, 1820-1860, and Percentage
   of Migration Attributable to the Interregional Slave Trade  283

   Appendix B: Estimated Number of Local Slave Sales
   and Total Number of Southern Slave Sales, 1820-1860         291

   Notes                                                          297

   Bibliography                                                   349

   Index                                                          381


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Slavery United States History 19th century, Slaves United States Social conditions 19th century, Slave trade United States History 19th century, United States Race relations, United States Economic conditions 19th century, Slave trade Southern States History 19th century, Southern States Race relations, Southern States Economic conditions 19th century