By David S. Cecelski
Black maritime workers performed an important position in neighborhood abolitionist task, slave insurrections, and different antislavery activism. additionally they boatlifted hundreds of thousands of slaves to freedom through the Civil warfare. yet most crucial, Cecelski says, they carried an rebel, democratic imaginative and prescient born within the maritime districts of the slave South into the political maelstrom of the Civil struggle and Reconstruction.
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The Waterman's Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina (Default) by David S. Cecelski