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Remembering slavery : African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and emancipation / edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller.

Contributor(s): Berlin, Ira, 1941-2018 | Favreau, Marc, 1968- | Miller, Steven F | Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Washington, D.C. : New Press ; Library of Congress, 1998Description: lii, 355 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 2 audiocassettes (analog).Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1565844254; 9781565844254; 1565845870; 9781565845879.Subject(s): Slaves -- Southern States -- Interviews | Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources | African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources | Freedmen -- United States -- Interviews | Slavery -- Southern States -- History | Slaves -- Southern States -- History | Plantation life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century | African Americans -- Interviews | African Americans -- Biography | African Americans | African Americans -- Social conditions | Freedmen | Plantation life | Slavery | Slaves | Slaves -- Social conditions | Southern States | United States | Slavernij | Negers | Slavery -- United States -- History | Afro-American -- Biography | 1800-1899Genre/Form: Interviews. | History. | Sources. | Sound recordings. | History. | Interviews. | Sources.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Remembering slavery.Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Slavery as memory and history -- The faces of power: slaves and owners -- Work and slave life: "from can to can't" -- Family life in slavery: "our folks" -- Slave culture: "honest and fair service to the Lord and all mankind everywhere" -- Slaves no more: Civil War and the coming of freedom -- Appendixes : 1. "Remembering Slavery": the radio documentary -- 2. Recordings of slave narratives and related materials in the Archive of Folk Culture, Library of Congress.
Summary: This set contains: two sixty-minute audiotapes that include original live recordings of interviews with former slaves and dramatic readings by celebrities from written interviews; and, a hardcover book that includes a comprehensive introductory essay by preeminent slavery historian Ira Berlin, chapters on aspects of slave life, including relationships with owners, work, family culture, the Civil War, and Emancipation; complete transcript of the live recordings and dramatic readings of interviews with former slaves, contained on the companion tapes; extensive additional interviews with former slaves; little-known period photographs, including some of the former slaves interviewed on the companion tapes.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Standard Kirkland Campus
General E 444 .R46 1998 Available 30579004119571
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Includes live recordings of interviews with former slaves and dramatic readings from written interviews.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-348) and index.

Slavery as memory and history -- The faces of power: slaves and owners -- Work and slave life: "from can to can't" -- Family life in slavery: "our folks" -- Slave culture: "honest and fair service to the Lord and all mankind everywhere" -- Slaves no more: Civil War and the coming of freedom -- Appendixes : 1. "Remembering Slavery": the radio documentary -- 2. Recordings of slave narratives and related materials in the Archive of Folk Culture, Library of Congress.

This set contains: two sixty-minute audiotapes that include original live recordings of interviews with former slaves and dramatic readings by celebrities from written interviews; and, a hardcover book that includes a comprehensive introductory essay by preeminent slavery historian Ira Berlin, chapters on aspects of slave life, including relationships with owners, work, family culture, the Civil War, and Emancipation; complete transcript of the live recordings and dramatic readings of interviews with former slaves, contained on the companion tapes; extensive additional interviews with former slaves; little-known period photographs, including some of the former slaves interviewed on the companion tapes.