Slavery, Race, and American History: Historical Conflict, Trends, and Method, 1866-1953

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This integrated set of essays introduces students to the complexities of researching and analyzing "race". Chapters focus on the problems historians and social scientists, white and black, north and south, confronted while researching, writing, and interpreting race and slavery from the late nineteenth century until 1953.

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John David Smith, the Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, is the author or editor of nineteen books, including "Black Judas: William Hannibal Thomas and "The American Negro," "winner of the Mayflower Society Award for Nonfiction.

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