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Book Review: Many Thousands Gone

Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries Of Slavery In North America, by Ira Berlin It is a regret that I read this book when I did. After all, in the order of Berlin’s books, this one comes before Generations … Continue reading

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Book Review: Generations Of Captivity

Generations Of Captivity: A History Of African-American Slaves, by Ira Berlin In reading this book I was reminded of my experiences in reading about the perspectives of other people about me that I knew to be very inaccurate but which … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Long Emancipation

The Long Emancipation: The Demise Of Slavery In The United States, by Ira Berlin This is a short book, and that is probably for the best, as it gets itself tied into knots regarding what it means concerning emancipation that … Continue reading

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Not Written In The Stars

One of the most common, if lamentable, tendencies of humanity is to seek to avoid taking responsibility for our choices and our behavior. This frequently presents us with a dilemma, in that we seek to defend our own agency and … Continue reading

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