From slavery to freedom: a history of African Americans

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Knopf, 1994 - History - 680 pages
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The eighth edition of this best selling text has been thoroughly revised to include expanded material on the slave resistance, the recent history of African Americans in the United States, more on the history of women, and popular culture. The text has also been redesigned with new charts, maps, photographs, paintings, illustrations, and color inserts and an extensive package has been assembled, using technology and other multimedia to bring history to life. Written by distinguished and award-winning authors, retaining the same features that have made it the most popular text on African American History ever, and with fresh and appealing new features, From Slavery to Freedom remains the most revered, respected, honored text on the market.

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I'm giving Franklin's landmark text 3 stars. Why? Simply because he is a known revisionist and social historian who emphasizes his opinion instead of reporting objective analysis. Don't get me wrong ... Read full review

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John Hope Franklin (1915-2009) was James B. Duke Professor of History Emeritus at Duke University. His many books include"Racial Equality in America" and "From Slavery to Freedom: A History of Negro Americans".

Moss is Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland in College Park.

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