Freedom (Paperback)

Volume I: Freedom In The Making Of Western Culture

By Orlando Patterson

Basic Books, 9780465025329, 512pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 1992

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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.

About the Author

Orlando Patterson is the John Cowles Professor of Sociology at Harvard University.