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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to Freedom: Volume 1, Series 1: The Destruction of Slavery: A Documentary ....   

The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States

Ira Berlin - Social Science - 2015 - 235 pages
Ira Berlin offers a framework for understanding slavery’s demise in the United States. Emancipation was not an occasion but a century-long process of brutal struggle by ...
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I Freed Myself: African American Self-Emancipation in the Civil War Era

David Williams - History - 2014 - 278 pages
This book examines the many ways in which African Americans made the Civil War about ending slavery. Abraham Lincoln's primary goal was to save the Union rather than to absolve ...
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Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 ...

James Oakes - History - 2012 - 596 pages
Winner of the Lincoln Prize. “Oakes brilliantly succeeds in [clarifying] the aims of the war with a wholly new perspective.”—David Brion Davis, New York Review of Books ...
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Slaves, Contrabands, And Freedmen: Union Policy In The Civil War

CDR Michelle J. Howard USN - History - 2015 - 109 pages
This study examines Union slave policy in the Civil War. Prior to the initiation of hostilities, President Abraham Lincoln stated that the conflict between the states was over ...
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