Slave Testimony: Two Centuries of Letters, Speeches, Interviews, and Autobiographies

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John W. Blassingame
LSU Press, 1977 - History - 777 pages
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Written and oral testimony to the conditions and experiences of slavery reveal the everyday lives and extraordinary culture of black slaves.
  

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Between the Slave Testimony readers will find he largest collection of annotated and authenticated accounts of slaves ever published in one volume. In them, the slaves of Thomas Jefferson, Robert E ... Read full review

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Contents

Preface
xi
Introduction
xvii
Speeches 18371862
121
Newspaper and Magazine Interviews 18271863
179
American Freedmens Inquiry Commission
369
Newspaper and Magazine Interviews 18641938
445
Interviews by Scholars 18721938
605
Autobiographies Published in Periodicals
683
Name Index
747
Subject Index
759
Copyright

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About the author (1977)

John W. Blassingame (1940--2000) was a professor of history at Yale University, the author of The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South and Black New Orleans, 1860--1880, and the editor of six volumes of The Papers of Frederick Douglass.

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