Slaves Without Masters

Slaves Without Masters

The Free Negro in the Antebellum South

Book - 2007
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The prize-winning classic volume by acclaimed historian Ira Berlin is now available in a handsome new edition, with a new preface by the author. It is a moving portrait of the quarter of a million free black men and women who lived in the South before the Civil War and describes the social and economic struggles that were part of life within this oppressive society. It is an essential work for both educators and general readers. Berlin's books have won many prizes and he is widely recognized as one of the leading scholars on slavery and African American life.
Publisher: New York : New Press ; distributed by W.W. Norton, 2007
ISBN: 9781595581730
Branch Call Number: E185.18 .B47 2004x
Characteristics: xxxiii, 428 p. ; 22 cm


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