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Seizing the New Day: African Americans in Post-Civil War Charleston

Wilbert L. Jenkins - History - 2003 - 256 pages
"Seizing the New Day is a good book, carefully researched, logically organized, and clearly written.... an excellent model for others who would study change at the local level ...
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African Americans During the Civil War

Deborah H. DeFord, Philip Schwarz - African American soldiers - 2006 - 113 pages
African Americans living in the time period directly preceding the Civil War were influenced by the constant tension between the North and the South. The aftereffects of the ...
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The War was You and Me: Civilians in the American Civil War

Joan E. Cashin - History - 2002 - 397 pages
Though civilians constituted the majority of the nation's population and were intimately involved with almost every aspect of the war, we know little about the civilian ...
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Slavery and the Making of America

James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton - History - 2004 - 256 pages
The history of slavery is central to understanding the history of the United States. Slavery and the Making of America offers a richly illustrated, vividly written history that ...
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A Call to Arms: The Realities of Military Service for African Americans ...

Christopher Dorsey - History - 2007 - 152 pages
"A deeply important study of how African Americans' daily lives affected their perception of military service and, in turn, how their treatment (or mistreatment) by the Army ...
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Civil War: People and Perspectives

Lisa Tendrich Frank - History - 2009 - 237 pages
Presents a social history of the Civil War, focusing on the lives of ordinary people such as women, children, Native Americans, immigrants, free African Americans, and slaves ...
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Paying Freedom's Price: A History of African Americans in the Civil War

Paul David Escott - History - 2016 - 176 pages
Paying Freedom's Price provides a comprehensive yet brief and readable history of the role of African Americans—both slave and free—from the decade leading up to the Civil ...
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African American Women During the Civil War

Ella Forbes - History - 2013 - 304 pages
This study uses an abundance of primary sources to restore African American female participants in the Civil War to history by documenting their presence, contributions and ...
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The Black Experience in the Civil War South

Stephen V. Ash - History - 2010 - 127 pages
The first book of its kind to appear in a generation, this comprehensive study details the experiences of the black men, women, and children who lived in the South during the ...
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Break Those Chains at Last: African Americans 1860-1880

Noralee Frankel - 1996 - 144 pages
"We thought we'd break those chains at last," sang the slaves, hoping such spirituals would sustain them until the Confederacy surrendered and slavery was gone forever. During ...
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