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The Resource How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America, Clint Smith

How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America, Clint Smith

Label
How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America
Title
How the word is passed
Title remainder
a reckoning with the history of slavery across America
Statement of responsibility
Clint Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks - those that are honest about the past and those that are not - that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nations collective history, and ourselves
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Clint
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Index
index present
LC call number
E441
LC item number
.S654 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Slaveholders
  • African Americans
  • Historic sites
  • Plantations
  • Racism
  • Discrimination
  • Ethnology
  • Minorities
  • African Americans
  • Black Studies (Global)
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Discrimination
  • Ethnology
  • Historic sites
  • History
  • Minorities
  • Plantations
  • Racism
  • Slaveholders
  • Slavery
  • United States
Label
How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America, Clint Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
"The whole city is a memorial to slavery:" prologue -- "There's a difference between history and nostalgia:" Monticello Plantation -- "An open book, up under the sky:" The Whitney Plantation -- "I can't change what happened here:" Angola Prison -- "I don't know if it's true or not, but I like it:" Blandford Cemetery -- "Our Independence Day:" Galveston Island -- "We were the good guys, right?" New York City -- "One slave is too much:" Gorée Island -- "I lived it:" epilogue -- About this project
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 336 pages
Isbn
9780316492935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1199125571
Label
How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America, Clint Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
"The whole city is a memorial to slavery:" prologue -- "There's a difference between history and nostalgia:" Monticello Plantation -- "An open book, up under the sky:" The Whitney Plantation -- "I can't change what happened here:" Angola Prison -- "I don't know if it's true or not, but I like it:" Blandford Cemetery -- "Our Independence Day:" Galveston Island -- "We were the good guys, right?" New York City -- "One slave is too much:" Gorée Island -- "I lived it:" epilogue -- About this project
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 336 pages
Isbn
9780316492935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1199125571

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