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Generations of Captivity

A History of African-American Slaves

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674016248

Publication Date: 09/30/2004

Short

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 halftones, 5 maps, 2 tables

Belknap Press

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Ira Berlin was Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. He was the 2015 winner of the American Historical Association’s Award for Scholarly Distinction.

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