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The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations

Ira Berlin - History - 2010 - 320 pages
A leading historian offers a sweeping new account of the African American experience over four centuries Four great migrations defined the history of black people in America ...
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Cultivation and Culture: Labor and the Shaping of Slave Life in the Americas

Ira Berlin - History - 1993 - 388 pages
So central was labor in the lives of African-American slaves that it has often been taken for granted, with little attention given to the type of work that slaves did and the ...
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The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States

Ira Berlin - Social Science - 2015
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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The Slaves' Economy: Independent Production by Slaves in the Americas

Ira Berlin, Philip D. Morgan - Business & Economics - 2016 - 213 pages
Slaves achieved a degree of economic independence, producing food, tending cash crops, raising livestock, manufacturing furnished goods, marketing their own products, consuming ...
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Freedom's Soldiers: The Black Military Experience in the Civil War

Ira Berlin, Joseph Patrick Reidy, Leslie S. Rowland - History - 1998 - 192 pages
Freedom's Soldiers tells the story of the 200,000 black men who fought in the Civil War, in their own words and those of eyewitnesses.
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Slaves No More: Three Essays on Emancipation and the Civil War

Ira Berlin - History - 1992 - 243 pages
The three essays in this volume present an introduction to history of the emancipation of the slaves during the Civil War. The first essay traces the destruction of slavery by ...
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Freedom: Volume 3, Series 1: The Wartime Genesis of Free Labour: The Lower ...

Ira Berlin - History - 1982 - 976 pages
This 1991 volume of Freedom presents a documentary history of the emergence of free-labor relations in the large plantation areas of the Lower South.
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Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves

Ira Berlin - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 384 pages
Ira Berlin traces the history of African-American slavery in the United States from its beginnings in the seventeenth century to its fiery demise nearly three hundred years ...
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Slaves without masters; the free Negro in the antebellum South

Ira Berlin - History - 1975 - 423 pages
Describes the lives and socio-cultural patterns of free blacks in the antebellum South and their interaction with whites as determined largely by white attitudes, institutions ...
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