U. S. Emancipation in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Lecture Description

In this lecture, Kolchin focuses on the emancipation of slaves in the southern United States, in broad comparative context. Because this emancipation came through Civil War, it produced changes that were in several ways unusually radical, even as these changes were partially undone by a racist reaction that was also unusually virulent.

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Civil War and Reconstruction Transnational and Comparative

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