Department of History, University of Memphis
Dr. Susan O'Donovan is a co-editor of the series "Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation 1861-1867." Her book "Becoming Free in the Cotton South" was awarded the James A. Rawley Prize and the Award for Excellence in Research Using the Holdings of an Archive. She has published numerous book chapters, articles, and encyclopedia entries. This lecture highlights the recent foregrounding of the agency of enslaved African Americans in achieving emancipation.
2012 September 5
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"Slaves' War: Presentation by Dr. Susan O'Donovan" (2021). Audio. 1.