X-Post from H-South: Presentation by Dr. Amy Murrell Taylor at ALA Midwinter Meeting, 26 Jan 2020

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Cross-Posting from H-South

Amy Murrell Taylor, Professor of History at the University of Kentucky, presented “Freedom Found: Untold Stories of the Civil War’s Refugees from Slavery” on January 26, 2020, in Philadelphia.

Taylor’s newest book, Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps (UNC Press, 2018), has been honored with multiple prizes, including the Frederick Douglass Prize given by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition; the Avery O. Craven Award and the Merle Curti Social History Award from the Organization of American Historians; and the Tom Watson Brown Prize from the Society of Civil War Historians.

Her full presentation is available to view here: https://www.readex.com/videos/freedom-found-untold-stories-civil-war%E2%80%99s-refugees-slavery

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David Loiterstein, Readex, dloiterstein@readex.com