American Slaves Tell Their Stories: Six Interviews (African American) (Paperback)

American Slaves Tell Their Stories: Six Interviews (African American) By Octavia V. Rogers Albert Cover Image

American Slaves Tell Their Stories: Six Interviews (African American) (Paperback)

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This collection of enthralling personal narratives vivifies life during and just after the era of slavery in the United States. First published 25 years after the Civil War ended, the volume was the work of an educated African-American woman who became the voice of many former slaves. The interviews she recorded tell of cruel punishments, divided families, and debilitating labor, but they also include information about religious beliefs and practices, as well as the condition and progress of former slaves.
Product Details ISBN: 9780486441900
ISBN-10: 0486441903
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: April 1st, 2005
Pages: 87
Language: English
Series: African American