Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307773612
Format: PDF, ePub
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award Based on hitherto unexamined sources: interviews with ex-slaves, diaries and accounts by former slaveholders, this "rich and admirably written book" (Eugene Genovese, The New York Times Book Review) aims to show how, during the Civil War and after Emancipation, blacks and whites interacted in ways that dramatized not only their mutual dependency, but the ambiguities and tensions that had always been latent in "the peculiar institution." Contents 1. "The Faithful Slave" 2. Black Liberators 3. Kingdom Comin' 4. Slaves No More 5. How Free is Free? 6. The Feel of Freedom: Moving About 7. Back to Work: The Old Compulsions 8. Back to Work: The New Dependency 9. The Gospel and the Primer 10. Becoming a People

Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0394743989
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Provides a study of the transition from slavery to freedom that was experienced by four million Black men and women

Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Burns & Oates
ISBN: 9780485112184
Format: PDF
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book AwardBased on hitherto unexamined sources: interviews with ex-slaves, diaries and accounts by former slaveholders, this " rich and admirably written book" (Eugene Genovese, "The New York Times Book Review") aims to show how, during the Civil War and after Emancipation, blacks and whites interacted in ways that dramatized not only their mutual dependency, but the ambiguities and tensions that had always been latent in " the peculiar institution." "Contents"1. " The Faithful Slave" 2. Black Liberators3. Kingdom Comin'4. Slaves No More5. How Free is Free?6. The Feel of Freedom: Moving About7. Back to Work: The Old Compulsions8. Back to Work: The New Dependency9. The Gospel and the Primer10. Becoming a People

Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Mark D. Morrison-Reed
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 9781558962026
Format: PDF
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In light of 2006 General Assembly ís responsive resolution on racism and classism, Been In the Storm So Long is back by popular demand. First published in 1991, this stirring volume features more than 40 selections from the spirited voices of 29 African-Americans. Contributors include David H. Eaton, Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley, Rosemary Bray McNatt, Thandeka, Egbert Etherlred Brown and more.

Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Terry Jordan
Publisher: Coteau Books
ISBN: 1550506889
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Death and despair follow John Healy around like the sad and sombre notes the fiddle plays in the backroom of the local store in the small Nova Scotia village he calls home.

A Storm Too Soon Young Readers Edition

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1627792821
Format: PDF
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When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a disastrous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of the four intrepid Coast Guardsmen who braved this ruthless storm in the hopes of saving them. A spellbinding tale of courage and survival from the author of The Finest Hours, now a major motion picture.

Through the Storm

Author: Vanessa Miller
Publisher: Kensington Books
ISBN: 9781601629562
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Iona Walker, a successful and ambitious lawyer, struggles to rededicate herself to God while coping with her mother's cancer and searching for the people who kidnapped her father, a minister and former drug lord.

Trouble in Mind

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375702636
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In the sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning Been in the Storm So Long, the author traces the often excruciating lives of newly freed slaves in the South after the Civil War, when lynch mobs roamed the land. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

How Free is Free

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674031524
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Discusses inequalities that have persisted despite the end of Jim Crow laws, covering the treatment of African American soldiers during World War II and the high incarceration rate of black men.

Eye of the Storm

Author: Kate Messner
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0802723896
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In the not-too-distant future, huge tornadoes and monster storms have become a part of everyday life. Sent to spend the summer in the heart of storm country with her meteorological engineer father, Jaden Meggs is surprised at the strides her father's company StormSafe, has made with custom shelters that keep her family safe in even the worst of storms. At her exclusive summer science camp, Eye On Tomorrow, Jaden meets Alex, a boy whose passion for science matches hers. Together, they discover that her father's company is steering storms away from the expensive neighborhoods and toward the organic farming communities that are in competition with his bio-engineered food company, NatureMade. Jaden must confront her father, but when she does, she uncovers a terrifying family secret and must call on both her scientific knowledge and her faith to save the people she loves most from one of her father's monster storms.