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Israel On The Appomattox

Pub Date : 2010-12-01 | Author : Melvin Patrick Ely | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307773425
ISBN 13 : 0307773426

WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZEA New York Times Book Review and Atlantic Monthly Editors' ChoiceThomas Jefferson denied that whites and freed blacks could live together in harmony. Hi..


Israel On The Appomattox

Pub Date : 2004-09-14 | Author : Melvin Patrick Ely | Publisher : Knopf Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015060077982
ISBN 13 :

Describes how Richard Randolph, a cousin of Thomas Jefferson, left land upon his death for his former slaves to build new lives for themselves, detailing the evolution of a vibrant..


Israel On The Appomattox

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Melvin Patrick Ely | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780679768722
ISBN 13 : 0679768726

Describes how Richard Randolph, a cousin of Thomas Jefferson, left land upon his death for his former slaves to build new lives for themselves, detailing the evolution of a vibrant..


Freedom Has A Face

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Kirt Von Daacke | Publisher : University of Virginia Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813933092
ISBN 13 : 0813933099

In his examination of a wide array of court papers from Albemarle County, a rural Virginia slaveholding community, Kirt von Daacke argues against the commonly held belief that sout..


Almost Free

Pub Date : 2012-06-01 | Author : Eva Sheppard Wolf | Publisher : University of Georgia Press

ISBN 10 : 9780820343648
ISBN 13 : 0820343641

In Almost Free, Eva Sheppard Wolf uses the story of Samuel Johnson, a free black man from Virginia attempting to free his family, to add detail and depth to our understanding of th..


West From Appomattox

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Heather Cox Richardson | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300137850
ISBN 13 : 9780300137859

Historian Richardson ties the North and West into the post-Civil War story that usually focuses narrowly on the South, encompassing the significant people and events of this profou..


Complicity

Pub Date : 2007-12-18 | Author : Anne Farrow | Publisher : Ballantine Books

ISBN 10 : 9780307414793
ISBN 13 : 0307414795

Slavery in the South has been documented in volumes ranging from exhaustive histories to bestselling novels. But the North’s profit from–indeed, dependence on–slavery has mos..