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How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America / Clint Smith.

Smith, Clint, (author.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 13 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 973.0496 SMI HOW (Text) 34207002387844 Adult Non-Fiction In process -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 973.0496 SMI (Text) 33118000197288 Adult: New Book Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton 973.049 SMI (Text) 36806010354031 NEW ITEMS Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 973.049 SMI (Text) 33187004813230 Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 973.049 SMI (Text) 33187004764045 Nonfiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Chrisney Branch NEW 973 SMI (Text) 70743000182220 Chrisney Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell 973.0496 SMI (Text) 36823002255183 New Books Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 973.0496 SMITH (Text) 39206021707052 New Materials Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh 973.0496 SMITH (Text) 39206021707045 New Materials On holds shelf -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library 973.04 SMI (Text) 70621000232649 Adult - New Nonfiction Checked out 06/28/2021
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316492935
  • ISBN: 0316492930
  • Physical Description: xiii, 336 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-320) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"The whole city is a memorial to slavery:" Prologue -- "There's a difference between history and nostalgia:" Monticello Plantation -- "An open book, up under the sky:" The Whitney Plantation -- "I can't change what happened here:" Angola Prison -- "I don't know if it's true or not, but I like it:" Blandford Cemetery -- "Our Independence Day:" Galveston Island -- "We were the good guys, right?" New York City -- "One slave is too much:" Gorée Island -- "I lived it:" Epilogue -- About this project.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the legacy of slavery by highlighting the continued preservation of monuments and landmarks that hold violent and racist symbolism.
Subject: African Americans > History.
Monuments > United States.
Racism > United States > History.
Genre: History > African American.
Instructional and educational works.

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