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Re: Ex-Slave families and Citizenship

I just finished reading Elizabeth Regosin, Freedomís Promise: Ex-Slave Families and Citizenship in the Age of Emancipation (University of Virginia Press, 2001). This book offers a new perspective on some of the conditions that shaped slavesí families and how ex-slaves re-patterned their families to adapt to altered conditions after Emancipation.

Thanx David. I am motivated to put this on my "must read" list.

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Ex-Slave families and Citizenship
Re: Ex-Slave families and Citizenship

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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