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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America.   

Families and Freedom: A Documentary History of African-American Kinship in ...

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
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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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Between Slavery and Freedom: Free People of Color in America From Settlement ...

Julie Winch - History - 2014 - 186 pages
In Between Slavery and Freedom, Julie Winch explores the complex world of those people of African birth or descent who occupied the “borderlands” between slavery and freedom in ...
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A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum ...

Erica Armstrong Dunbar - History - 2008 - 213 pages
Chronicling the lives of African American women in the urban north of America (particularly Philadelphia) during the early years of the republic, 'A Fragile Freedom ...
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Children of Fire: A History of African Americans

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 ...
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Enjoy the Same Liberty: Black Americans and the Revolutionary Era

Edward Countryman - History - 2011 - 208 pages
In this cohesive narrative, Edward Countryman explores the American Revolution in the context of the African American experience, asking a question that blacks have raised ...
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African Americans in the Colonial Era: From African Origins through the ...

Donald R. Wright - History - 2017 - 312 pages
What are the origins of slavery and race-based prejudice in the mainland American colonies? How did the Atlantic slave trade operate to supply African labor to colonial America ...
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To Make Our World Anew: Volume I: A History of African Americans to 1880

Robin D. G. Kelley, Earl Lewis - Social Science - 2005 - 320 pages
The two volumes of Kelley and Lewis's To Make Our World Anew integrate the work of eleven leading historians into the most up-to-date and comprehensive account available of ...
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