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text "What shall we do with the Negro?" : Lincoln, white racism, and Civil War America

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"Throughout the Civil War, newspaper headlines and stories repeatedly asked some variation of the question posed by the New York Times in 1862, "What shall we do with the negro?" The future status of African Americans was a pressing issue for both... Read more
Contents
The North confronts the question -- War's proving ground -- Amnesty, apprenticeship, and the freedmen's future -- Politics, emancipation, and Black rights -- Slavery, war, and the slaveholder's mind -- Heresy, dogma, and the Confederate debate -- ... Read more
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xviii, 304 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Publisher
University of Virginia Press 2009

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TADL-WOOD 973.7092 ESC in Adult Non-fiction Available

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