Slaves Without Masters: The Free Negro in the Antebellum South

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Pantheon Books, 1975 - History - 423 pages
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Describes the lives and socio-cultural patterns of free blacks in the antebellum South and their interaction with whites as determined largely by white attitudes, institutions, and patterns of thought

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Berlin argues that southern states treated free blacks in the antebellum period as slaves without masters. In other words, there were a great many restrictions on free blacks. They did not have the ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue Freemen and Slaves
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Paht One THE EMERGENCE OF THE FREE NEGRO
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CASTE 17751812
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Ira Berlin is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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