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By Susan E O'Donovan

This e-book demanding situations our most elementary principles approximately slavery and freedom in the US. rather than seeing emancipation because the starting or the finishing of the tale, as such a lot histories do, O'Donovan explores the perilous transition among those stipulations, delivering a distinct imaginative and prescient of either the large alterations and the profound continuities in black lifestyles earlier than and after the Civil War.

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