Ira Berlin - History - 1998 - 259 pages
Draws on the letters and personal testimonies of freed slaves to describe the remaking of the African-American family during the Civil War and Reconstruction eras
Thomas C. Holt - History - 2011 - 464 pages
Ordinary people don't experience history as it is taught by historians. They live across the convenient chronological divides we impose on the past. The same people who lived ...