THE NATHAN I. HUGGINS LECTURES
Cover: The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom, from Harvard University PressCover: The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom in HARDCOVER

The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom

  • Preface
  • 1. “Slaves at Large”: The Emancipation Process and the Terrain of African American Politics
  • 2. Did We Miss the Greatest Slave Rebellion in Modern History?
  • 3. Marcus Garvey, The UNIA, and the Hidden Political History of African Americans
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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