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Slaves without masters; the free Negro in the antebellum South.

By: Berlin, Ira, 1941-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Pantheon Books [1974]Copyright date: ©1974Edition: [1st ed.].Description: xxi, 423 pages 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 039449041X; 9780394490410; 0195029054 (pbk.); 9780195029055 (pbk.); 1565840283; 9781565840287.Subject(s): African Americans -- History -- To 1863 | African Americans -- Southern States -- History | United States Southern states Free African Americans Social conditions, 1775-1860Additional physical formats: Online version:: Slaves without masters; the free Negro in the antebellum South.; Online version:: Slaves without masters; the free Negro in the antebellum South.DDC classification: 301.44/93/0975 Summary: Describes the lives and socio-cultural patterns of free blacks in antebellum South and their interaction with whites as determined largely by white attitudes, institutions, and patterns of thought.
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E185.18 .B47 1975 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100649946

Includes bibliographical references.

Describes the lives and socio-cultural patterns of free blacks in antebellum South and their interaction with whites as determined largely by white attitudes, institutions, and patterns of thought.

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Ira Berlin was born in New York City on May 27, 1941. He received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry in 1963, a master's degree in history in 1966, and a Ph.D. in history in 1970, all from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle and Federal City College in Washington before becoming a professor at the University of Maryland in 1974. <p> He wrote numerous books including Slaves Without Masters: The Free Negro in the Antebellum South, Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America, and The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States. He also edited several books including Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation with Marc Favreau and Steven F. Miller. He died from complications of multiple myeloma on June 5, 2018 at the age of 77. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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