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Title Slavery, resistance, freedom / edited by Gabor Boritt and Scott Hancock ; essays by Ira Berlin [and others]
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 165 pages) : map
Series Gettysburg Civil War Institute Books
Gettysburg Civil War Institute books.
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
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
Notes "Gettysburg Civil War Institute books"--Page [ii]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-162)
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Subject African American leadership -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History.
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History.
Memory -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Slave insurrections -- United States -- History.
Slavery -- United States -- Historiography.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Berlin, Ira, 1941-2018.
Boritt, G. S., 1940-
Hancock, Scott.
Gettysburg Civil War Institute.
ISBN 0198026242 (electronic bk.)
9780198026242 (electronic bk.)