Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery

Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery

by Leon F. Litwack

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394743981
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/12/1980
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 672
Sales rank: 1,171,286
Product dimensions: 6.15(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.48(d)

About the Author

Leon F. Litwack, PhD is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Trouble in Mind: Black Southerners in the Age of Jim Crow, Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery, and North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States, 1790-1860. He is the recipient of the Parkman Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Distinguished Teaching Awards, and a National Endowment for the Humanities Film Grant, and is the Alexander F. and May T. Morrison Professor of American History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents


1. "The Faithful Slave"
2. Black Liberators
3. Kingdom Comin'
4. Slaves No More
5. How Free is Free?
6. The Feel of Freedom: Moving About
7. Back to Work: The Old Compulsions
8. Back to Work: The New Dependency
9. The Gospel and the Primer
10. Becoming a People

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have only read the sample so far but this book is so insightful and educational. I am usually a reader of historical fiction and this work of non fiction kept me interested and I will definitely purchase and recommend this to anyone!