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How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America  Cover Image Book Book

How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America

Smith, Clint 1988- (auteur.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316492935
  • ISBN: 9780316269476
  • ISBN: 9780316278744
  • ISBN: 0316492930
  • ISBN: 0316269476
  • ISBN: 0316278742
  • Physical Description: print
    xiii, 336 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2021.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: "The whole city is a memorial to slavery:" Prologue -- "There's a difference between history and nostalgia:" Monticello Plantation -- "An open book, up under the sky:" The Whitney Plantation -- "I can't change what happened here:" Angola Prison -- "I don't know if it's true or not, but I like it:" Blandford Cemetery -- "Our Independence Day:" Galveston Island -- "We were the good guys, right?" New York City -- "One slave is too much:" Gorée Island -- "I lived it:" Epilogue -- About this project.
Summary, etc.: "'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks - those that are honest about the past and those that are not - that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nations collective history, and ourselves."
Subject: Slavery United States History
Slaveholders United States History
African Americans Social conditions History
Historic sites United States
Plantations United States
Racism United States History
Discrimination United States History
Ethnology Study and teaching
Minorities Study and teaching
African Americans Study and teaching
History
Black Studies (Global)
Plantations États-Unis Histoire
Racisme États-Unis Histoire
Discrimination États-Unis Histoire
Esclavage États-Unis Histoire
Propriétaires d'esclaves États-Unis Histoire
Noirs américains Histoire
Lieux historiques États-Unis
Ethnologie Étude et enseignement
Minorités Étude et enseignement
HISTORY / African American
HISTORY / United States / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Black Studies (Global)
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / African American Studies
Slavery
Slaveholders
Racism
Plantations
Minorities Study and teaching
History
Historic sites
Ethnology Study and teaching
Discrimination
African Americans Study and teaching
African Americans Social conditions
African Americans
United States
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
History.
History / African American.
Instructional and educational works.
Matériel d'éducation et de formation.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.

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APLS 973.0496 SMI 31291002944641 MODEL LIBRARY Available -

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