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Black History Month: The Emancipation Proclamation

Posted February 1, 2013 | Posted in Adult Services


Black History Month: Emancipation

 

 

The year 2013 marks the sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation. On January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation set the United States on the path of ending slavery.    The list below includes titles on the Emancipation Proclamation and related topics.

366 days in Abraham Lincoln’s presidency : the private, political, and military decisions of America’s greatest president / Stephen A. Wynalda.

Abraham Lincoln and the road to emancipation, 1861-1865 / William K. Klingaman.

Colonization after Emancipation : Lincoln and the movement for black resettlement / Phillip W. Magness and Sebastian N. Page.

Douglass and Lincoln : how a revolutionary black leader and a reluctant liberator struggled to end slavery and save the Union / Paul Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick.

Lincoln’s hundred days : the Emancipation Proclamation and the war for the union / Louis P. Masur.

A slave no more : two men who escaped to freedom : including their own narratives of emancipation / David W. Blight.