To-day: probability and catastrophe.
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To-day: Ira Berlin, Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America.
David Brion Davis, Inhuman Bondage, Ch. 8, “The Impact of the French and Haitian Revolutions;” Ch. 9, “Slavery in the Nineteenth Century South, I: From Contradiction to Defense;” and Ch. 10, “Slavery in the Nineteenth Century South, II: From Slaveholder Treatment and the Nature of Labor to Culture, Sex and Religion, and Free Blacks.”
And then, for a treat, Plutarch, Parallel Lives, “Life of Alcibiades.”