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From Slavery to Freedom: a History of Negro Americans
From Slavery to Freedom a History of Negro Americans Author:John Hope Franklin "In scope, From Slavery to Freedom is astounding. It spans a thousand years of Negro experience on three continents. It follows the group from the independent primitive societies of pre-slave trade Africa through slavery in the western hemisphere into the light of freedom in western American civilization. . . . Although retaining objectivity,... more » restraint, and perspective, [Dr. Franklin] has been able to bring to his work the warmth and earnestness that come only from living as a Negro in the United States. . . . The book is stimulating, informative, and interesting. It represents a distinct contribution to social science."