Emancipation's Diaspora: Race and Reconstruction in the Upper Midwest / Edition 1

Emancipation's Diaspora: Race and Reconstruction in the Upper Midwest / Edition 1

by Leslie A. Schwalm
     
 

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Emancipation's Diaspora: Race and Reconstruction in the Upper Midwest

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807859506
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Series:
The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture
Edition description:
1
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 "A Full Realization of the Barbarities of Slavery" 9

Chapter 2 "A Time of Scattering" 43

Chapter 3 "Overrun with Free Negroes": The Politics of Wartime Emancipation and Migration in the Upper Midwest 81

Chapter 4 "To Go and Help Be Free": Migration and the Black Military Experience 107

Chapter 5 "The Building Up of Our Race": Creating a Life in Freedom 135

Chapter 6 "Freedom Was All They Had": Civil Rights and Northern Reconstruction 175

Chapter 7 "Agonizing Groans of Mothers" and "Slave-Scarred Veterans": History, Commemoration, and Memoir in the Aftermath of Slavery 219

Epilogue 265

Notes 267

Bibliography 339

Index 375

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