Rethinking American Emancipation : Legacies of Slavery and the Quest for Black Freedom / edited by William A. Link, James J. Broomall.

On January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation, an event that soon became a bold statement of presidential power, a dramatic shift in the rationale for fighting the Civil War, and a promise of future freedom for four million enslaved Americans. But the document marked on...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Cambridge)
Other Authors: Link, William A. (Editor), Broomall, James J. (Editor)
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series:Cambridge studies on the American South.
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