The Book of Training by Colonel Hap Thompson of Roanoke, VA, 1843 - Annotated From the Library of John C. Calhoun (Hardcover, Annotated edition)


Percival Everett's The Book of Training by Colonel Hap Thompson of Roanoke, VA, 1843, Annotated From the Library of John C. Calhoun, is poetry within the harsh confines of a mock historical document-a guidebook for the American slave owner. The collection features lists of instructions for buying, training, and punishing, equations for calculating present and future profits, and handwritten annotations affirming the brutal contents. The Book of Training lays bare the mechanics of the peculiar institution of slavery and challenges readers to place themselves in the uncomfortable vantage point of those who have bought and enslaved human beings.

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Percival Everett's The Book of Training by Colonel Hap Thompson of Roanoke, VA, 1843, Annotated From the Library of John C. Calhoun, is poetry within the harsh confines of a mock historical document-a guidebook for the American slave owner. The collection features lists of instructions for buying, training, and punishing, equations for calculating present and future profits, and handwritten annotations affirming the brutal contents. The Book of Training lays bare the mechanics of the peculiar institution of slavery and challenges readers to place themselves in the uncomfortable vantage point of those who have bought and enslaved human beings.

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Imprint

Red Hen Press

Country of origin

United States

Release date

2019

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Dimensions

209 x 139 x 8mm (L x W x T)

Format

Hardcover - Cloth over boards

Pages

48

Edition

Annotated edition

ISBN-13

978-1-59709-628-7

Barcode

9781597096287

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LSN

1-59709-628-8



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