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DetailsMore than 2,000 interviews with former slaves, who, in blunt, simple language, provide often-startling first-person accounts of their lives in bondage. Includes some of the most detailed, compelling, and engrossing life histories in the Slave Narrative Collection, a project funded by the U.S. Government. An illuminating source of information that not only tells about life in the South before, during, and after the Civil War but also preserves the opinions and perspectives of those who were enslaved.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Written by Norman R. Yetman, then Chancellors Club Teaching Professor of American Studies and Sociology and Chair of the American Studies Program at the University of Kansas, where he was also Courtesy Professor of African and African-American Studies and co-editor (with David Katzman) of the transdisciplinary journal American Studies.Among other publications, Yetman is the author of Life Under the 'Peculiar Institution': Selections from the Slave Narrative Collection (1970), also published under the title Voices from Slavery: 100 Authentic Slave Narratives (revised edition, 2000). Professor Yetman (PhD Pennsylvania) has major interests in American society, in race and ethnicity, in the relationship between history and sociology, and in the sociology of sport. His publications include Majority and Minority: The Dynamics of Race & Ethnicity in American Life (6th edition, 1999), Sociology: Experiencing a Changing Society (7th edition, 1997), and Voices From Slavery (also published under the title Life Under the Peculiar Institution, 1970; reprint edition, 2000).
SKU Code PRK B 3374 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486420707 Author Name Norman R.Yetman Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION