Stories of freedom in Black New York / Shane White.

White recreates the experience of black New Yorkers as they moved from slavery to freedom. Through research, he imaginatively recovers the raucous world of the street, the elegance of the city's African American balls and the grubbiness of the Police Office.

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Main Author: White, Shane.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.
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Summary:White recreates the experience of black New Yorkers as they moved from slavery to freedom. Through research, he imaginatively recovers the raucous world of the street, the elegance of the city's African American balls and the grubbiness of the Police Office.
Physical Description:1 online resource (260 pages) : illustrations
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Awards:Co-winner of the James A. Rawley Prize, Organization of American Historians; Winner of the Dixon Ryan Fox Prize, New York State Historical Association
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-249) and index.
ISBN:9780674045149
0674045149
0674025784
9780674025783
Language:English.