Slavery remembered: a record of twentieth-century slave narratives

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University of North Carolina Press,
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[1979]
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English
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Slavery Remembered is the first major attempt to analyze the slave narratives gathered as part of the Federal Writers' Project. Paul Escott's sensitive examination of each of the nearly 2,400 narratives and his quantitative analysis of the narratives as a whole eloquently present the differing beliefs and experiences of masters and slaves. The book describes slave attitudes and actions; slave-master relationships; the conditions of slave life, including diet, physical treatment, working conditions, housing, forms of resistance, and black overseers; slave cultural institutions; status distinctions among slaves; experiences during the Civil War and Reconstruction; and the subsequent life histories of the former slaves. An important contribution to the study of American slavery, Slavery Remembered is an ideal classroom text for American history surveys as well as more specialized courses.
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Esclavage -- E?tats-Unis
Esclavage -- E?tats-Unis -- Sources
Esclavage -- États-Unis
Esclavage -- États-Unis -- Sources
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Sklaverei
Slaves -- Social conditions
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions -- Sources
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title_displaySlavery remembered : a record of twentieth-century slave narratives
title_fullSlavery remembered : a record of twentieth-century slave narratives / by Paul D. Escott
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Slavery remembered [electronic resource] : a record of twentieth-century slave narratives / by Paul D. Escott
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