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Free At Last : A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom and the Civil War - Ira Berlin

Free At Last

A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom and the Civil War

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Published: 1st September 1993
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Berlin uses letters, personal testimonies, official transcripts and other records to unravel the history of emancipation, explaining how people with little power and few weapons secured freedom. Vividly demonstrating how emancipation transformed the lives of both black and white people, this volume represents a collection of some of the most remarkable correspondence ever written. Edited by legendary author Ira Berlin.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Editorial Method
Editorial Symbols
Symbols Used to Describe Manuscripts
Short Titles and Abbreviations
Chronology
A War for the Unionp. 3
A War for Freedomp. 95
Life and Labor within Union Linesp. 167
Free Labor in the Midst of Warp. 241
Slavery within the Unionp. 333
Soldiers and Citizensp. 435
Notesp. 541
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 549
Indexp. 555
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ISBN: 9781565841208
ISBN-10: 1565841204
Series: Publications of the Freedmen and Southern Society Project
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 606
Published: 1st September 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.34 x 15.49  x 3.99
Weight (kg): 0.82
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition