An examination of the foundation of slavery in Georgia, to trace the development and operation of the plantation régime to the outbreak of the Civil War. The book was awarded the Mrs. Simon Baruch University prize of 1931, given under the auspices of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. "Mr. Flanders sets a good example for future historians in other commonwealths by his book on Georgia." -- C. McD. Puckette, The New York Times Book Review.