By Sterling Bland

African American slave narratives of the nineteenth century recorded the awful realities of the antebellum South; in addition they give you the origin for this compelling and revealing paintings on African American historical past and experiences.

• provides details and first resource files that help such key topic components as American background, ethnic stories, and African American historical past, between different areas

• Introduces readers to specific slave narratives that frequently middle on such subject matters as entrepreneurship, racial violence and resistance, gender, and topics concerning the colour line like pigmentation and passing

• Situates each one slave narrative in historic context by using a rfile creation and annotations

• offers slave narratives which are vital basic resources and should aid scholars with construction interpretive, critical-thinking abilities had to be profitable 21st-century learners

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