Beyond Freedom: Disrupting the History of Emancipation
University of Georgia Press
November 01, 2017
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.53 inches | 0.57 pounds
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About the Author
David W. Blight (Editor) DAVID W. BLIGHT is a professor of history at Yale University, the director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale, and the author of several books, most recently, American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era. Jim Downs (Editor) JIM DOWNS is a professor of history and American studies at Connecticut College. He is the author of Sick from Freedom: African-American Illness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction and the coeditor of Beyond Freedom: Disrupting the History of Emancipation and Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America.
An excellent collection of essays by leading scholars in the field who provide well-researched and nuanced portraits of emancipation and the historical context in which it functioned.-- "The Journal of African American History"