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Thirty Years a Slave From Bondage to Freedom: The Institution of Slavery as Seen on the Plantation and in the Home of the Planter: Autobiography of Louis Hughes

Thirty Years a Slave From Bondage to Freedom: The Institution of Slavery as Seen on the Plantation and in the Home of the Planter: Autobiography of Louis Hughes

This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle.  Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets.  Download the app for your device and start reading for free. ‘This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers.’ 'Hughes's narrative offers a slave's observations of the Civil War from behind Confederate lines. He briefly describes his family's struggle to earn a living and establish themselves in the North after the War. In his foreword to a recent edition of Thirty Years, scholar William L. Andrews discusses the value of this slave narrative: "By paying a Milwaukee printer to publish theAutobiography of Louis Hughes, the former Alabama slave turned... Show More
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