The Resource Remembering slavery : African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and freedom, edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller

Remembering slavery : African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and freedom, edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller

Label
Remembering slavery : African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and freedom
Title
Remembering slavery
Title remainder
African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and freedom
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller
Title variation
African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and emancipation
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book includes a comprehensive introductory essay by preeminent slavery historian Ira Berlin, chapters on aspects of slave life, including relationships with owners, work, family culture, the Civil War, and Emancipation, transcribed interviews with former slaves, and little-known period photographs, including some of the former slaves from the interviews
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.3/62/0922
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E444
LC item number
.R46 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Remembering slavery : African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and freedom, edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller
Label
Remembering slavery : African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and freedom, edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Slavery as memory and history -- The faces of power: slaves and owners -- Work and slave life: "from can to can't" -- Family life in slavery: "our folks" -- Slave culture: "honest and fair service to the Lord and all mankind everywhere" -- Slaves no more: Civil War and the coming of freedom -- Appendixes : 1. "Remembering Slavery": the radio documentary -- 2. Recordings of slave narratives and related materials in the Archive of Folk Culture, Library of Congress
Control code
ocm39925888
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lii, 355 pages
Isbn
9781565845879
Lccn
2003389301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)39925888

Library Locations

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      3401 Brook Road, Richmond, VA, 23227, US
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