Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation

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Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, Steven F. Miller
New Press, The, Feb 24, 2015 - History - 416 pages
When it was first published fifteen years ago, this startling—and bestselling—first-person history of slavery was heralded as "powerful and intense" (Atlanta Journal Constitution) and "invaluable" (Chicago Tribune). Drawing from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the 1930s by researchers working with the Federal Writers' Project, this astonishing collection makes available the only known recordings of people who lived through the enormity of slavery. The groundbreaking interviews with former slaves collected in the original book-and-audio set of Remembering Slavery are now available for a new generation of readers and listeners in both affordable paperback and enhanced audio e-book.

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REMEMBERING SLAVERY: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation

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Harrowing first-person accounts—not only on the printed page but in audiotapes of original interviews conducted decades ago—of American slavery and its aftermath. Historians Berlin and Miller, along ... Read full review

Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Freedom

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This is not the first publication of selections from the Library of Congress's interviews with former slaves, collected in the 1930s under the auspices of the Works Project Administration. But it is ... Read full review

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