This carefully researched history details the military, political, economic, and cultural experience of black people during the era of the American Revolution. Beginning with Crispus Attucks, the first man killed in the Revolutionary action, the authors recount a series of fascinating personal histories. The text is highlighted by excerpts from letters, journals, newspaper articles, and other documents, as well as poems, broadsides, and passages from magazines of the day. This is a revised and expanded edition of the classic book.
The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, by Sidney Kaplan and Emma Nogrady Kaplan; Softcover, 305 pages.
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