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Remembering slavery

Remembering slavery

African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and emancipation

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Published by New Press in conjunction with the Library of Congress in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slaves -- United States -- Interviews.,
  • Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States.,
  • Slavery -- United States -- History.,
  • Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Published in conjunction with the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution.

    Statementedited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau and Steven F. Miller.
    ContributionsBerlin, Ira, 1941-, Favreau, Marc., Miller, Steven F., Library of Congress., Smithsonian Institution.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17842416M

    No current book brings the oppressive life of slavery to reality like Remembering Slavery. This unique book-and-tape combination features actual interviews with former slaves gathered by such writers as John Lomax and Zora Neal Hurston as a part of a s Federal Writers' Project. The text is. Search results 1 - 25 of Voices Remembering Slavery: Freed People Tell Their Stories American Folklife Center 64 American Dialect Society Collection, to 30 John Henry Faulk Recordings of Negro Religious Services 9.

    Remember Slavery. 5, likes 34 talking about this. The UN Remember Slavery Programme works to ensure that future generations understand the causes, consequences, legacies and lessons of the Followers: K. Remembering Slavery | In , The New Press published Remembering Slavery, a book-and-tape set that offered a startling first-person history of slavery. Using excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the s by researchers working with the Federal Writers' Project, the astonishing audiotapes made available the only known recordings of people who actually Brand: New Press.

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In Remembering slavery book, The New Press published Remembering Slavery, a book-and-tape set that offered a startling first-person history of excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the s by researchers working with the Federal Writers’ Project, the astonishing audiotapes made available the only known recordings of people who actually experienced enslavement /5(25).

Nearly ten years ago, The New Press published Remembering Slavery, a book-and-tape set that offered a startling first-person history of slavery. Using excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the s by researchers working with the Federal Writers’ Project, the astonishing audiotapes made available the only known recordings of people who actually.

Remembering Slavery is an invaluable collection of interviews recorded as part of the WPAs efforts in the s to preserve the testimonies of the last living generation of American slaves.

These recollections capture the pain, horror, confusion, sorrow, and injustice committed against enslaved blacks during the two and a half centuries of institutionalized slavery/5.

The groundbreaking book-and-audio set is available with MP3 audio cds: "powerful and intense" ("Atlanta Journal-Constitution") and "a minor miracle" (Ted Koppel, "Nightline").

InThe New Press published "Remembering Slavery," a book-and-tape set that offered a startling first-person history of slavery.

Using excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the s. Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation One Nation Divided by Slavery: Remembering the American Revolution While Marching toward the Civil War (American Abolitionism and Antislavery) Remembering Slavery Book by Miller, Favreau, Marc () Paperback.

Paperback $ $ Welcome to the Remembering Slavery audio-visual experience. The following five categories represent the five sections of the book. Each has been tied to a presentation from the radio series, an excerpt from the book, and photographs of former slaves.

Please note: This section makes extensive use of Real Audio technology. InThe New Press published Remembering Slavery, a book-and-tape set that offered a startling first-person history of slavery. Using excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the s by researchers working with the Federal Writers' Project, the astonishing audiotapes made available the only known recordings of people who actually experienced 5/5(5).

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The book also specifically addresses. donor credit + book club + vip tickets + art sponsor credit + book selections + tote + print quarterly journal + digital quarterly + reckless reader card. Remembering Slavery, Again. Harrowing first-person accounts—not only on the printed page but in audiotapes of original interviews conducted decades ago—of American slavery and its aftermath.

Historians Berlin and Miller, along with University of Maryland doctoral candidate Favreau, have collected dozens of excerpts culled from interviews done with former slaves in the s under the auspices of the Federal Writers.

InThe New Press published Remembering Slavery, a book-and-tape set that offered a startling first-person history of excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the s by researchers working with the Federal Writers’ Project, the astonishing audiotapes made available the only known recordings of people who actually experienced 2/5(1).

Synopsis "A Best Book of the Year" --Library Journal and BooklistUsing excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the s by researchers working with the Federal Writer's Project, this astonishing collection makes available in print the only known recordings of people who actually experienced slavery--recordings that had gathered dust in the Library of Congress.

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This is not the first publication of selections from the Library of Congress's interviews with former slaves, collected in the s under the auspices of the Works Project Administration.

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How is the act of remembering "just like dancing". The central theme in The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new novel about slavery in 19th century Virginia, is easy to grasp: memory is life.

Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk about Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation offers a startling first-person history of slavery.

Using excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted in the s with people who had been enslaved, the astonishing audiotapes made available the only known recordings of people who actually experienced enslavement—recordings that.

The recordings of former slaves in Voices Remembering Slavery: Freed People Tell Their Stories took place between and in nine states. Twenty-three interviewees discuss how they felt about slavery, slaveholders, coercion of slaves, their families, and freedom.

Several individuals sing songs, many of which were learned during the time of their enslavement. At the same time, Remembering Jim Crow is a testament to how black southerners fought back against the system, raising children, building churches and schools, running businesses, and struggling for respect in a society that denied them the most basic rights.

[Publisher’s description.]. My book, Regarding Muslims: from Slavery to Post-apartheid (Wits, ), examines the place of Muslims in the confluence of slavery and the making of race and sex in South Africa.

Once you look closely at the landscape of the country and listen to the people who live there, you see the inward and outward signs of slavery’s legacy everywhere. In Remembering Lucile, author Polly McLean depicts the rise of the African American middle class through the historical journey of Lucile and her family from slavery in northern Virginia to life in the American West, using their personal story as a lens through which to examine the greater experience of middle-class Blacks in the early.

Remembering Slavery | Now in paperback, the book component of the award winning set of interviews with former slaves. The extraordinary interviews from the book component of Remembering Slavery are now available in an affordable paperback edition.Greater historical context is provided with a learning guide and Remembering Slavery, which was edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F.

Miller and published by The New Press. In a bit of serendipity, Berlin had been working on a book about the former-slave interviews as the radio project was beginning. Remembering “Roots” Concerned that a predominately white television audience would turn away from the violent depiction of slavery in Haley’s book, they cast .