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Been in the Storm So Long

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Been in the Storm So Long by Leon F. Litwack
Aug 12, 1980 | 672 Pages
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    Dec 15, 2010 | 672 Pages

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"Litwack displays a keen sense of the revealing expression and incident; a controlled passion against injustice and cruelty; and a grasp–not always in evidence these days–of the elements of genuine tragedy in the black-white confrontation that has shaped southern history."–Eugene Genovese, The New York Times Book Review

"As a comprehensive study of the coming of freedom, Litwack’s book has no rival."–C. Vann Woodward, The New York Review of Books


Francis Parkman Prize WINNER 1980

National Book Awards WINNER 1981

Pulitzer Prize WINNER 1980

Table Of Contents

1. “The Faithful Slave”
2. Black Liberators
3. Kingdom Comin’
4. Slaves No More
5. How Free is Free?
6. The Feel of Freedom: Moving About
7. Back to Work: The Old Compulsions
8. Back to Work: The New Dependency
9. The Gospel and the Primer
10. Becoming a People

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