Freedom by Orlando Patterson

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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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The 736th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - National Book Award - Nonfiction (National Book Foundation)

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