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Free at last : a documentary history of slavery, freedom, and the Civil War

Author: Ira Berlin; Barbara Jeanne Fields; Steven F Miller; Joseph P Reidy; Leslie S Rowland
Publisher: New York, New York : The New Press, [1992] ©1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gathers first hand accounts of slavery and the efforts of Black Americans to transform the Civil War into a war to end slavery.
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Berlin; Barbara Jeanne Fields; Steven F Miller; Joseph P Reidy; Leslie S Rowland
ISBN: 1565840151 9781565840157 1565841204 9781565841208
OCLC Number: 26399430
Description: xxxiii, 571 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. I.A War for the Union --
Ch. II. A War for Freedom --
Ch. III. Life and Labor within Union Lines --
Ch. IV. Free Labor in the Midst of War --
Ch. V. Slavery within the Union --
Ch. VI. Soldiers and Citizens.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ira Berlin, Barbara J. Fields, Steven F. Miller, Joseph P. Reidy, and Leslie S. Rowland.

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A colletction of correspondence, personal testimonies and official transcripts documenting the history of emancipation in the United States. Edited by legendary author Ira Berlin.  Read more...

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