North of Slavery

The Negro in the Free States


". . . no American can be pleased with the treatment of Negro Americans, North and South, in the years before the Civil War. In his clear, lucid account of the Northern phase of the story Professor Litwack has performed a notable service."—John Hope Franklin, Journal of Negro Education

"For a searching examination of the North Star Legend we are indebted to Leon F. Litwack. . . ."—C. Vann Woodward, The American Scholar
  • University of Chicago Press; February 2009
  • ISBN 9780226485874
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  • Title: North of Slavery
  • Author: Leon F. Litwack
  • Imprint: University of Chicago Press