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Annette Gordon Reed

Becoming Free, Becoming Black


Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History, Harvard University, and author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

““Becoming Free, Becoming Black is a brilliant study of the making of race in the New World. Deeply researched, insightful, and smoothly written, this book is a major contribution to the scholarly literature on slavery and the way it shaped, and was shaped by, attitudes about people of African descent.”

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