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Children of Fire

Annotation
University of Chicago professor Holt tells this story not through the traditional divides of history-the antebellum period, Civil War, etc.-but through an accounting of individual lives lived across those divides. Consider for most libraries.

GenreNonFiction
Historical
Sociological
TopicsAfrican Americans
African American experience
Black history
American history
Slavery
Slaves
Racism
Race relations
Sociology
Social conditions
Discrimination
Civil rights movements