Freedom: Volume 1, Series 1: The Destruction of Slavery: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867

Freedom: Volume 1, Series 1: The Destruction of Slavery: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867

by Ira Berlin
     
 

This is the first of a series of documentary histories of emancipation designed to tell the story of the transit of black people from slavery to freedom in the United States. The series will provide a social history of emancipation, written in the words of the emancipated. This volume explains how black military service helped to destroy slavery, and how the

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This is the first of a series of documentary histories of emancipation designed to tell the story of the transit of black people from slavery to freedom in the United States. The series will provide a social history of emancipation, written in the words of the emancipated. This volume explains how black military service helped to destroy slavery, and how the experience of soldiering shaped the life of black people (in the army and out) during and after the war; it also provides a social history of black soldiers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521229791
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/1986
Series:
Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation Series
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
6.59(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.86(d)

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