Freedom in a Slave Society: Stories from the Antebellum South

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Before the Civil War, most Southern white people were as strongly committed to freedom for their kind as to slavery for African Americans. This study views that tragic reality through the lens of eight authors - representatives of a South that seemed, to them, destined for greatness but was, we know, on the brink of destruction. Exceptionally able and ambitious, these men and women won repute among the educated middle classes in the Southwest, South and the nation, even amid sectional tensions. Although they sometimes ...

Freedom in a Slave Society: Stories from the Antebellum South 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107670655

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Freedom in a Slave Society: Stories from the Antebellum South 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107013377

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