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The Black Family in Slavery & Freedom, 1750-1925

Gutman, Herbert G.

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ISBN 10: 0394471164 / ISBN 13: 9780394471167
Published by Pantheon Books, New York, 1976
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Book is clean and tight. Dust Jacket covered with mylar. Stated First Edition. 664 pages with index. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003266

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Title: The Black Family in Slavery & Freedom, 1750-...

Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.

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An exhaustively researched history of black families in America from the days of slavery until just after the Civil War.

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"An Exciting, Important And Humane Book.

...Once again Herbert Gutman has shown that he is one of the most original and creative minds in the historical profession."

-- David Herbert Donald

"Gutman's, Magnificent Study...promises to force still another rethinking of the meaning of the Afro-American slave experience."

-- George M. Fredrickson, New York Review of Books

"Important And Timely....It upsets many historical notions and many sociological theories."

-- C. Vann Woodward

"Gutman Has Successfully Challenged the traditional view that slavery virtually destroyed the Afro-American family."

-- John Hope Franklin

"The Importance of Professor Gutman's Book extends far beyond its immediate subject. In its implications it is a devastating critique of the recklessness with which 'social scientists' reach the conclusions on which policy recommendations are based."

-- Thomas Sowell, Fortune

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