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  • Book TV emThe Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipationem
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    The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Brion Davis completes his three-volume history of slavery in the West. In the final volume, published thirty-eight years after the second installment,…

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  • Frederick Douglass Prize for Best Book on Slavery
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    Frederick Douglass Prize for Best Book on Slavery

    The first Frederick Douglass Prize for a book on slavery or abolition was shared by Professor Ira Berlin of the University of Maryland and Professor Philip B. Morgan of the College of…

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  • emIn the Image of Godem
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    In the Image of God

    The audio of this program is occasionally of poor quality. Mr. Davis discussed his latest book, In the Image of God: Religion, Moral Values, and Our Heritage of Slavery, published by Yale…

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  • Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner
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    Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner

    Officials of the Gilder Lehrman Institute presented the Frederick Douglass Book Prize for the best book of the year on the history of slavery. This year’s winner, David Blight, is the…

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  • Frederick Douglass Book Prize
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    Frederick Douglass Book Prize

    David Eltis received the annual Frederick Douglass award for writing on the history of slavery. He received the prize for his book The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas, published by…

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  • emThe Boisterous Sea of Libertyem
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    The Boisterous Sea of Liberty

    Mr. Mintz and Mr. Davis discussed their book The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from Discovery Through the Civil War, published by Oxford University Press,…

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