Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom

Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom 30YS001A

Originally published in 1897, Louis Hughes recalls his life as a slave on a cotton plantation. His detailed and vivid recollections of social conditions in the Old South are as unforgettable as they are poignant. Of equal interest is his achievement of prosperity and self-respect as an independent businessman in Chicago and Milwaukee in the years following the Civil War.

This masterfully crafted eBook is a faithful presentation of the 1897 first edition, fully-searchable and fully-printable. (94pp, 784 Kb)

Contents

I - LIFE ON A COTTON PLANTATION
II - SOCIAL AND OTHER ASPECTS OF SLAVERY
III - SLAVERY AND THE WAR OF THE REBELLION
IV - REBELLION WEAKENING SLAVES'' HOPES STRENGTHENING
V - FREEDOM AFTER SLAVERY

Originally published in 1897, Louis Hughes recalls his life as a slave on a cotton plantation. His detailed and vivid recollections of social conditions in the Old South are as unforgettable as they are poignant. Of equal interest is his achievement
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