Peter Kolchin

Henry Clay Reed Professor of History at the University of Delaware, Peter Kolchin is the author of First Freedom: The Responses of Alabama's Blacks to Emancipation and Reconstruction; Unfree Labor: American Slavery and Russian Serfdom; and American Slavery, 1619-1877. Among the honors he has received are the Bancroft Prize in American History, the Avery O. Craven Award of the Organization of American Historians, the Charles Sydnor Award of the Southern Historical Association, and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
A Sphinx on the American Land - Cover
A Sphinx on the American Land