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From African to Yankee Narratives of Slavery and Freedom in Antebellum New England

by Robert J. Cottrol

From African to Yankee Narratives of Slavery and Freedom in Antebellum New England Synopsis

An anthology of five of the best autobiographical narratives detailing black life in New England in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The volume is accompanied by Cottrol's introduction, which discusses their significance and the window that they open on the lives of black New Englanders as they moved from eighteenth century slavery to freedom and the struggle for equality in the nineteenth century.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780765601100
Publication date: 31st December 1997
Author: Robert J. Cottrol
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 296 pages
Categories: Slavery & abolition of slavery, Biography: historical, political & military, Social & cultural history,

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