The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860 / Edition 2

The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860 / Edition 2

by John Hope Franklin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807845469

ISBN-13: 9780807845462

Pub. Date: 12/11/1995

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

John Hope Franklin has devoted his professional life to the study of African Americans. Originally published in 1943 by UNC Press, The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860 was his first book on the subject. As Franklin shows, freed slaves in the antebellum South did not enjoy the full rights of citizenship. Even in North Carolina, reputedly more liberal

Overview

John Hope Franklin has devoted his professional life to the study of African Americans. Originally published in 1943 by UNC Press, The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860 was his first book on the subject. As Franklin shows, freed slaves in the antebellum South did not enjoy the full rights of citizenship. Even in North Carolina, reputedly more liberal than most southern states, discriminatory laws became so harsh that many voluntarily returned to slavery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807845462
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
12/11/1995
Edition description:
2
Pages:
290
Sales rank:
883,552
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 9.00(d)

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