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Slavery, resistance, freedom

Boritt, G. S., 1940- (Added Author). Hancock, Scott. (Added Author). Berlin, Ira, 1941-2018 (Added Author). Gettysburg Civil War Institute. (Added Author).

Summary: Acknowledgements Gabor S. Boritt. Introduction Scott Hancock. Ch 1: American Slavery in History and Memory, Ira Berlin. Ch 2: The Quest for Freedom: Runaway Slaves and the Plantation South, John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweniger. Ch 3: "Tradition Informs Us": African Americans' Construction of memory in the Antebellum North, Scott Hancock. Ch 4: Black and on the Border, Edward L. Ayers, William G. Thomas III, and Anne Sarah Rubin. Ch 5: A Stranger in the Club: The Army of the Potomac's Black Division, Noah Andre Trudeau. Ch 6: "The Tocsin of Freedom": The Black Leadership.

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  • OCLC: ocn170234825
  • ISBN: 0195102223
  • ISBN: 9780195102222
  • ISBN: 6611158731
  • ISBN: 9786611158736
  • ISBN: 0198026242
  • ISBN: 9780198026242
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xix, 165 pages) : map
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.

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Note: "Gettysburg Civil War Institute books"--Page ii
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-162).
Contents: Introduction / Scott Hancock -- American slavery in history and memory / Ira Berlin -- The quest for freedom : runaway slaves and the plantation South / John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweniger -- "Tradition informs us" : African Americans' construction of memory in the antebellum North / Scott Hancock -- Black and on the border / Edward L. Ayers, William G. Thomas III, and Anne Sarah Rubin -- A stranger in the club : the Army of the Potomac's Black Division / Noah Andre Trudeau -- "The tocsin of freedom" : the Black leadership of radical reconstruction / Eric Foner.
Subject: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
African American leadership -- History -- 19th century
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American
African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964
Slave insurrections -- United States -- History
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History
Memory -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Slavery -- United States -- Historiography
Slavery -- United States -- History

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