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Black Workers: A Documentary History from Colonial Times to the Present
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0877225540, Paperback)While there have been many accounts of the lives and conditions of Blacks under slavery, this is the first documentary work to include substantial material on free Black workers. It draws together a vast range of materials from newspapers, census reports, testimonies, speeches, letters, and many other sources to tell the story of this long-neglected side of Black life. This acclaimed series provides a vast range of material on free Black labor. Each volume includes an introduction, notes, and index. Philip S. Foner is Professor of History at Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. He is the author of "History of the Labor Movement in the United States" (4 volumes) and "Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass" (5 volumes). Ronald L. Lewis is Assistant Professor in the Black American Studies Department at the University of Delaware. His most recent publication is "Coal, Iron, and Slaves: Industrial Slavery in Maryland and Virginia, 1715-1865".
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