Bales, Kevin. Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy. Washington, DC: New Press, 2012.
Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Davis, David Brion. Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Kolchin, Peter. American Slavery, 1619-1877. Mineola, NY: Dover, 2000.
Morgan, Edmund. American Slavery, American Freedom. New York: W. W. Norton, 2003.
Raboteau, Albert. Slave Religion: The “Invisible Institution” in the Antebellum South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.
Teaching American Slavery
Jay, Bethany and Cynthia Lynn Lyerly, eds. Understanding and Teaching American Slavery. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2016.
Slavery and the Law
Brandon, Mark E. Free in the New World: American Slavery and Constitutional Failure. Princeton: Princeton University press, 1998.
Finkelman, Paul. Slavery & the Law. Madison: Madison House, 1997.
Shaw, Robert B. A Legal History of Slavery in the United States. Potsdam, N.Y.: Northern Press, 1991.
Watson, Alan. Slave Law in the Americas. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1989.
Slavery in the North
Blatt, Martin H. and David Roediger. The Meaning of Slavery in the North. New York: Garland, 1998.
DeWolf, Thomas Norman. Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave Trading Dynasty. Boston: Beacon Press, 2009.
Farrow, Anne, Joel Lang, and Jennifer Frank. Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery. New York: Ballantine Books, 2005.
Harris, Leslie. In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Slavery and the New Nation
Adams, Catherine and Elizabeth H. Pleck. Love of Freedom: Black Women in Colonial and Revolutionary New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Finkelman, Paul. Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson. New York: Routledge, 2014.
Holton, Woody. Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.