The Resource The slaves' war : the Civil War in the words of former slaves, Andrew Ward, (eAudio)

The slaves' war : the Civil War in the words of former slaves, Andrew Ward, (eAudio)

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The slaves' war : the Civil War in the words of former slaves
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The slaves' war
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the Civil War in the words of former slaves
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Andrew Ward
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eng
Summary
The first narrative history of the Civil War as told by the very people it freed. Historian of nineteenth-century and African-American history Andrew Ward weaves together hundreds of interviews, diaries, letters, and memoirs. Here is the Civil War as seen from slave quarters, kitchens, roadsides, swamps, and fields. Body servants, army cooks and launderers, runaways, teamsters, and gravediggers bring the war to richly detailed life. From slaves' theories about the causes of the Civil War to their frank assessments of major figures; from their searing memories of the carnage of battle to their often startling attitudes toward masters and liberators alike; and from their initial jubilation at the Yankee invasion of the slave South to the crushing disappointment of freedom's promise unfulfilled, this is a transformative vision of America's second revolution.--From publisher description
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1946-
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Ward, Andrew
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973.7/11
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history
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Read by Richard Allen
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  • Allen, Richard
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Slaves
  • Freedmen
  • African Americans
  • United States
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The slaves' war : the Civil War in the words of former slaves, Andrew Ward, (eAudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 sound file (13 hr., 36 min.)
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online
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Z10004606
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Label
The slaves' war : the Civil War in the words of former slaves, Andrew Ward, (eAudio)
Link
Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
rbz10004606
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (13 hr., 36 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z10004606
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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