Charles Dew
Williams College


Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of  the Civil War. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001.

Bond of Iron: Master and Slave at Buffalo Forge. New York: W. W. Norton  & Co., 1994.

Ironmaker to the Confederacy: Joseph R. Anderson and the Tredegar Iron Works. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966.
    Republished, Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1999.

Articles and Essays:

"Slavery in Ante-Bellum Southern Industries: An Introduction," in  Slavery in Ante-Bellum Southern Industries: A Guide to Selections from
     the Duke University Library (Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, 1991), v-ix.

"Slavery and Technology in the Antebellum Southern Iron Industry: The Case of Buffalo Forge." In Ronald L. Numbers and Todd L. Savitt, eds., Science
     and Medicine in the Old South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989, 107-126.

"The Slavery Experience," in Interpreting Southern History: Historiographica1 Essays in Honor of Sanford W. Higginbotham. (Baton
    Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987), 120-161.

"Sam Williams, Forgeman: The Life of an Industrial Slave in the Old South," in James McPherson and J. Morgan Kousser, eds., Region, Race, and
    Reconstruction: Essays in Honor of C. Vann Woodward, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1982), 199-239.

"Speaking of Slavery," essay review of Charles L. Perdue, Jr., et al., eds., Weevils in the Wheat: Interviews with Virginia Ex-Slaves, in
    Virginia Quarterly Review, LIII (1977), 786-791.

"Black Ironworkers and the Slave Insurrection Panic of 1856," Journal of  Southern History, XLI (1975), 321-338.

"The Sambo and Nat Turner in Everyslave," Essay review of Eugene D. Genovese, Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made, in Civil War History
    XXI, (1975), 261-268.

"Disciplining Slave Ironworkers in the Antebellum South: Coercion, Conciliation, and Accommodation," American Historical Review, LXXXIX
    (1974), 393-418.

"David Ross and the Oxford Iron Works: A Study of Industrial Slavery in the Early Nineteenth-Century South," William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, XXI
    (1974), 189-224.