The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America book by Andrés Reséndez

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The Other Slavery

Andrés Reséndez

Andrés Reséndez

Andrés Reséndez, history professor and author of The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America, examines the bondage of Native Americans—a system as degrading and vast as African slavery. Between 2.5 and 5 million Native Americans may have been enslaved throughout the hemisphere in the centuries between the arrival of Columbus and the 20th century. Reséndez builds the case that mass slavery—more than epidemics—decimated Indigenous populations. Through riveting new evidence, including first-person testimonies of captives, courageous priests, and rapacious merchants, Reséndez reveals a key missing piece of American history. Q&A follows.

The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America book by Andrés Reséndez

The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America by Andrés Reséndez