Word by word : emancipation and the act of writing /

Consigned to illiteracy, American slaves left little record of their thoughts and feelings--or so we have believed. But a few learned to use pen and paper to make sense of their experiences, despite prohibitions. These authors' perspectives rewrite the history of emancipation and force us to re...

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Main Author: Hager, Christopher, 1974-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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