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Children of Fire: A History of African Americans

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Ordinary people don’t experience history as it is taught by historians. They live across the convenient chronological divides we impose on the past. The same people who lived through the Civil War and the eradication of slavery also dealt with the hardships of Reconstruction, so why do we almost always treat them separately? In Children of Fire, renowned historian Thomas C ...more
Hardcover, 464 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by Hill and Wang
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Professor Thomas Cleveland Holt taught at Howard University, Harvard University, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Michigan.
More about Thomas C. Holt...
The Problem of Race in the Twenty-First Century Major Problems in African-American History, Volume 2: From Freedom to "Freedom Now," 1865-1990s The Problem of Freedom: Race, Labor, and Politics in Jamaica and Britain, 1832-1938 Major Problems in African-American History, Volume I: From Slavery to Freedom, 1619-1877: Documents and Essays Black Over White: Negro Political Leadership in South Carolina During Reconstruction

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