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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
For more than three decades race relations have been at the forefront of historical research in America. These new essays on race and slavery -- some by highly regarded, award-winning veterans in the field and others by talented newcomers -- point in fresh directions. They address specific areas of contention even as together they survey important... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 26.99
The pre-Civil War autobiographies of famous fugitives such as Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, and Harriet Jacobs form the bedrock of the African American narrative tradition. After emancipation arrived in 1865, former slaves continued to write about their experience of enslavement and their upward struggle to realize the promise of freedom... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 11.99
List of Illustrations. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction by William L. Andrews. Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave. Chronology: the life and times of William Grimes. Afterword by Regina E. Mason more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Though America experienced an increase in a native-born population and an emerging African-American identity throughout the nineteenth century, African culture did not necessarily dissipate with each passing decade. Archer examines the slave narratives of four key members of the abolitionist movement?Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, Harriet... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 64.00
The Black Experience in the Civil War South is the first comprehensive study of the Southern black wartime experience to appear in a generation. Incorporating the most recent scholarship, this thematically organized book does justice to the richness of its subject, looking at the lives of blacks in the Confederate states and the nonseceding Southern... more...
Slavery, Capitalism and Politics in the Antebellum Republic: Volume 2, The Coming of the Civil War, 1850?1861Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00
This book asks why the United States experienced a civil war in 1861 and analyses the descent into war in the final decade of peace. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
A condensation and updating of his African Muslims in Antebellum America: A Sourcebook (1984), noted scholar of antebellum black writing and history Dr. Allan D. Austin explores, via portraits, documents, maps, and texts, the lives of 50 sub-Saharan non-peasant Muslim Africans caught in the slave trade between 1730 and 1860. Also includes five... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 29.99
In this provocative and timely collection of essays--five published for the first time--one of the most important ethnohistorians writing today, James Axtell, explores the key role of imagination both in our perception of strangers and in the writing of history. Coinciding with the 500th anniversary of Columbus's "discovery" of America, this collection... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 35.00
Edward E. Baptist is Associate Professor of History at Cornell University. He earned his Ph.D. in History from the University of Pennsylvania and is the author of Creating an Old South , which won the 2003 Rembert Patrick Best Book in Florida History Award from the Florida Historical Society, and the co-editor of New Studies in the History of... more...