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Books editi da Perseus Books Group con argomento African Americans History 1863 1877

A Brave Black Regiment

A Brave Black Regiment

Emilio Luis F. 
edizioni Perseus Books Group collana Perseus Books Group (Paperback) , 1995

In January 1863 the Union War Department authorized the creation of "a special corps" composed of "persons of African descent"—the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Col. Robert Gould Shaw. Hundreds of free blacks enlisted. When the 54th Massachusetts spearheaded the suicidal charge against Fort Wagner...

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€ 20,50
The Trouble They Seen

The Trouble They Seen

Sterling Dorothy (EDT) 
edizioni Perseus Books Group collana Perseus Books Group (Paperback)

Most histories of Reconstruction deal primarily with political issues and the larger conflicts between Democrats and Republicans, notherners and southerners. The Trouble They Seen departs from this approach to examine in their own words the lives of ordinary ex-slaves who had few skills and fewer opportunities. People...

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€ 15,80
Speak Out in Thunder Tones

Speak Out in Thunder Tones

Sterling Dorothy (EDT) 
edizioni Perseus Books Group collana Perseus Books Group (Paperback) , 1998

This impressive collection, drawn from a wealth of original research into previously untapped sources—including letters, diaries, memoirs, speeches, poems, songs, newspaper articles, advertisements, a ship's log, and official documents—allows African Americans to speak afresh across more than two centuries. Besides...

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€ 14,40