Witness for Freedom: African-American Voices on Race, Slavery, and Emancipation / Edition 1

Witness for Freedom: African-American Voices on Race, Slavery, and Emancipation / Edition 1

by C. Peter Ripley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807844047

ISBN-13: 9780807844045

Pub. Date: 02/01/1993

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Encompassing a broad range of African American voices, from Frederick Douglass to anonymous fugitive slaves, this collection collects eighty-nine exceptional documents that represent the best of the five-volume Black Abolitionist Papers. In these compelling texts African Americans tell their own stories of the struggle to end slavery and claim their rights as…  See more details below

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Encompassing a broad range of African American voices, from Frederick Douglass to anonymous fugitive slaves, this collection collects eighty-nine exceptional documents that represent the best of the five-volume Black Abolitionist Papers. In these compelling texts African Americans tell their own stories of the struggle to end slavery and claim their rights as American citizens, of the battle against colonization and the "back to Africa" movement, and of their troubled relationship with the federal government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807844045
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/01/1993
Edition description:
1
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 9.00(d)

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