Freedom by Orlando Patterson

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.

The 773rd 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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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Freedom (Volume 1) Freedom in the Making of Western Culture Paperback 7659264 $8.00
Freedom: Volume I: Freedom In The Making Of Western Culture Paperback 459757 $19.95 $5.26 1992
Freedom: Freedom in the Making of Western Culture Hardcover 2020508 $34.57 $1.95 1991
Freedom: Freedom in the Making of Western Culture Hardcover 4908293 $20.00 $17.30 1997