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On Juneteenth

Author: Annette Gordon-Reed
Publisher: New York, NY ; London : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"It is staggering that there is no date commemorating the end of slavery in the United States." --Annette Gordon-Reed. The essential, sweeping story of Juneteenth's integral importance to American history, as told by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Texas native. Weaving together American history, dramatic family chronicle, and searing episodes of memoir, Annette Gordon-Reed's On Juneteenth provides a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gordon-Reed, Annette.
On Juneteenth.
New York, NY ; London : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2021]
(DLC) 2021007777
(OCoLC)1196176524
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Gordon-Reed
ISBN: 9781631498848 1631498843
OCLC Number: 1249702752
Awards: Winner of Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association Reading the West Book Award 2022
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: "This, then, is Texas" --
A Texas town --
Origin stories : Africans in Texas --
People of the past and the present --
Remember the Alamo --
On Juneteenth.
Responsibility: Annette Gordon-Reed.

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The mesmerising story of Juneteenth's integral importance to American history-told by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian.  Read more...

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"If this book is a departure for [Gordon-Reed], it's still guided by the humane skepticism that has animated her previous work. In a series of short, moving essays, she explores 'the long road' to Read more...

 
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