The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925

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Vintage Books, 1977 - Social Science - 664 pages
This comprehensively researched study of the black family in America argues that blacks survived slavery with remarkable strength and solidarity and took on freedom with previously uncredited courage and integrity

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HERBERT G. GUTMAN (1928-85) was Distinguished Professor of History in the Graduate College of the City University of New York and the author of The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925, Work, Culture, and Society, and Power and Culture.

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