Slavery, resistance, freedom / edited by Gabor Boritt and Scott Hancock ; essays by Ira Berlin ... [et al.]. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007. - xix, 165 p. : map ; 22 cm.

"Gettysburg Civil War Institute books"--P. [ii].

Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-162).

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.

9780195102222 (hbk.) 0195102223 (hbk.)


Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
African American leadership--History--19th century.
African Americans--Social conditions--To 1964.
Slave insurrections--History.--United States
Fugitive slaves--History.--United States
Government, Resistance to--History.--United States
Memory--History.--Social aspects--United States
Slavery--History.--United States
Slavery--Historiography.--United States


United States--History--Participation, African American.--Civil War, 1861-1865

E441 / .S644 2007

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