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Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing
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Hardcover
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from Harvard Univ Pr (February 11, 2013)
9780674059863 | details & prices | 311 pages | 6.00 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.46 lbs | List price $39.95
About: One of the cruelest abuses of slavery in America was that slaves were forbidden to read and write.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Harvard Univ Pr (September 7, 2015)
9780674088061 | details & prices | 311 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.82 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Consigned to illiteracy, American slaves left little record of their thoughts and feelings―or so we have believed.