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The forgotten fifth : African Americans in the age of revolution

Author: Gary B Nash
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2006.
Series: Nathan I. Huggins lectures.
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A narrative of African-Americans during the American Revolutionary period and their struggles for freedom as many fled slavery to fight for the British.
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Nash, Gary B.
Forgotten fifth.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607678493
Online version:
Nash, Gary B.
Forgotten fifth.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607678497
Online version:
Nash, Gary B.
Forgotten fifth.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608808168
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary B Nash
ISBN: 0674021932 9780674021938
OCLC Number: 61652682
Notes: Based on the Nathan I. Huggins lectures given at the Du Bois Institute, Harvard University on Nov. 8-10, 2004.
Description: 235 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Contents: The black Americans' revolution --
Could slavery have been abolished? --
Race and citizenship in the early republic.
Series Title: Nathan I. Huggins lectures.
Responsibility: Gary B. Nash.

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Provides an understanding of early America, revealing the perilous choices of the founding fathers that shaped the nation's future. This book tells of revolutionary fervour arousing a struggle for  Read more...

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The Revolutionary generation in America did not end slavery that is a fact...Moreover, enslaved black Americans were not idle bystanders; they launched a resistance movement, which the author claims Read more...

 
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