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The Resource On Juneteenth, Annette Gordon-Reed

On Juneteenth, Annette Gordon-Reed

Label
On Juneteenth
Title
On Juneteenth
Statement of responsibility
Annette Gordon-Reed
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""It is staggering that there is no date commemorating the end of slavery in the United States."--Annette Gordon-Reed. The essential, sweeping story of Juneteenth's integral importance to American history, as told by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Texas native. Interweaving American history, dramatic family chronicle, and searing episodes of memoir, Annette Gordon-Reed, the descendant of enslaved people brought to Texas in the 1850s, recounts the origins of Juneteenth and explores the legacies of the holiday that remain with us. From the earliest presence of black people in Texas--in the 1500s, well before enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown--to the day in Galveston on June 19, 1865, when General Gordon Granger announced the end of slavery, Gordon-Reed's insightful and inspiring essays present the saga of a "frontier" peopled by Native Americans, Anglos, Tejanos, and Blacks that became a slaveholder's republic. Reworking the "Alamo" framework, Gordon-Reed shows that the slave--and race--based economy not only defined this fractious era of Texas independence, but precipitated the Mexican-American War and the resulting Civil War. A commemoration of Juneteenth and the fraught legacies of slavery that still persist, On Juneteenth is a stark reminder that the fight for equality is ongoing."--
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Gordon-Reed, Annette
Dewey number
394.263
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.93.T4
LC item number
G67 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juneteenth
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Juneteenth
  • Slaves
  • Texas
  • Texas
  • United States
Label
On Juneteenth, Annette Gordon-Reed
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
"This, then, is Texas" -- A Texas town -- Origin stories : Africans in Texas -- People of the past and the present -- Remember the Alamo -- On Juneteenth
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
148 pages
Isbn
9781631498831
Lccn
2021007777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)on1196176524
Label
On Juneteenth, Annette Gordon-Reed
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
"This, then, is Texas" -- A Texas town -- Origin stories : Africans in Texas -- People of the past and the present -- Remember the Alamo -- On Juneteenth
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
148 pages
Isbn
9781631498831
Lccn
2021007777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)on1196176524

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