Becoming Free in the Cotton South

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Harvard University Press, 2007 - History - 378 pages
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This book challenges our most basic ideas about slavery and freedom in America. Instead of seeing emancipation as the beginning or the ending of the story, as most histories do, O'Donovan explores the perilous transition between these two conditions, offering a unique vision of both the enormous changes and the profound continuities in black life before and after the Civil War.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Doing the Masters Bidding
10
Civil War in the Land of Goshen
59
Copyright

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