Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk about Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation [With MP3 CD]

Ira Berlin (Editor) Marc Favreau (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$29.95  $27.55
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
October 30, 2007
Pages
359
Dimensions
6.31 X 9.16 X 1.01 inches | 1.26 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781595582287

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About the Author

Until his death in 2018, Ira Berlin was one of the preeminent historians of American slavery. He was the author of Many Thousands Gone, Generations of Captivity, and Slaves Without Masters (published by The New Press). He co-edited Remembering Slavery (with Marc Favreau and Steven F. Miller), Families and Freedom (with Leslie S. Rowland), and Slavery in New York (with Leslie M. Harris), all published by The New Press. His books have won the Frederick Douglass Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, among many other awards.
Marc Favreau is the editorial director of The New Press. He is a co-editor (with Ira Berlin and Steven F. Miller) of Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation and the editor of A People's History of World War II: The World's Most Destructive Conflict, as Told by the People Who Lived Through It, both published by The New Press. He lives in New York City and Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
Steven F. Miller is a co-editor of the Freedmen and Southern Society Project, a co-editor (with Ira Berlin, Barbara J. Fields, Joseph P. Reidy, and Leslie S. Rowland) of Free at Last: A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom, and the Civil War, and a co-editor (with Ira Berlin and Marc Favreau) of Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation (both published by The New Press).

Reviews

"This project will enrich every American home and classroom."
--Publishers Weekly

"As vital and necessary a historical document as anyone has ever produced in this country."
--The Boston Globe

"Moving recollections fill a void in the slavery literature."
--The Washington Post Book World

"Ira Berlin's fifty-page introduction is as good a synthesis of current scholarship as one will find, with fresh insights for any reader."
--The San Diego Union-Tribune

"Invaluable."
--Chicago Tribune