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Generations of captivity : a history of African-American slaves

Author: Ira Berlin
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[The author] traces the history of African-American slavery in the United States from its beginnings in the seventeenth century to its ... demise nearly three hundred years later. [This book] is essential reading for anyone interested in the evolution and transformation of antebellum America. [The author] integrates the history of slavery into the larger story of American life. He demonstrates how enslaved black  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Berlin
OCLC Number: 52788230
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2003.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Prologue: slavery and freedom --
Charter generations --
Plantation generations --
Revolutionary generations --
Migration generations --
Epilogue: freedom generations --
Tables: Slave population of the American colonies and the United States 1680-1860; Free black population of United States 1790-1820; Free black population of United States 1840-1860 --
Abbreviations.
Other Titles: History of African-American slaves
Responsibility: Ira Berlin.

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[The author] traces the history of African-American slavery in the United States from its beginnings in the seventeenth century to its ... demise nearly three hundred years later. [This book] is essential reading for anyone interested in the evolution and transformation of antebellum America. [The author] integrates the history of slavery into the larger story of American life. He demonstrates how enslaved black people, through constant struggle, prepared for the money when they could seize liberty and declare themselves Free from Generations.

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