The Secret Lives Of Literate Slaves
We explore an unprecedented collection of letters, diaries and transcripts written during the mid-19th century by population who were believed to be illiterate: slaves.
Excerpted from Word By Word, by Christopher Hager. Copyright © 2013 by The President and Fellows of Harvard College. Used by Permission. All rights reserved.
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