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Freedom's Shore Tunis Campbell and the Georgia Freedmen

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ISBN-10: 0820309052

ISBN-13: 9780820309057

Edition: 1986

Authors: Russell Duncan

List price: $22.95
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For the first time since the early years of the American republic, the period following emancipation held out the promise of a true colorblind democracy. The freed slaves hoped for forty acres and a mule by which they could work as small farmers, erect houses, establish families, and live free from the gaze of planter and overseer. In this first light of freedom, blacks needed help to learn how to function in a democracy and how to protect themselves from whites eager to find a new way to exploit their labor.InFreedom's Shore, Russell Duncan tells of the efforts of Tunis Campbell, a black carpetbagger and fellow abolitionist and friend of Frederick Douglass, to lift his race to equal…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 9/1/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English