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Following the Paths of the Civil War’s Refugees from Slavery

Following the Paths of the Civil War’s Refugees from Slavery to m watson bro wn book award Following the Paths of the Civil War’s Refugees from Slavery amy murrell taylor Editor’s Note: The following represents the acceptance speech for the Watson Brown Prize for the best book published on the Civil War era in the calendar year 2018. Tad Brown, president of the Watson-Brown Foundation, awarded the prize to Amy Murrell Taylor for her book Embattled Freedom, published by UNC Press. These remarks were given at the annual banquet of the Society of Civil War Historians (SCWH), held during the Southern Historical Association annual meeting on November 8, 2019, in Louisville, Kentucky. The SCWH judges and administers the book prize. Thank you for the kind introduction. And thank you to everyone for being here today for what is an enormously humbling and gratifying moment for me. As some of you know, I worked on this book for quite some time. For many years. And what happens when one takes time on a book is that things change in the meantime—not just the historiographical currents but, in my case, the turbulent politics of the twenty-first century that made the subject of my book increasingly (and eerily) relevant to our lives http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of the Civil War Era University of North Carolina Press

Following the Paths of the Civil War’s Refugees from Slavery

The Journal of the Civil War Era , Volume 10 (2) – Jun 1, 2020

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to m watson bro wn book award Following the Paths of the Civil War’s Refugees from Slavery amy murrell taylor Editor’s Note: The following represents the acceptance speech for the Watson Brown Prize for the best book published on the Civil War era in the calendar year 2018. Tad Brown, president of the Watson-Brown Foundation, awarded the prize to Amy Murrell Taylor for her book Embattled Freedom, published by UNC Press. These remarks were given at the annual banquet of the Society of Civil War Historians (SCWH), held during the Southern Historical Association annual meeting on November 8, 2019, in Louisville, Kentucky. The SCWH judges and administers the book prize. Thank you for the kind introduction. And thank you to everyone for being here today for what is an enormously humbling and gratifying moment for me. As some of you know, I worked on this book for quite some time. For many years. And what happens when one takes time on a book is that things change in the meantime—not just the historiographical currents but, in my case, the turbulent politics of the twenty-first century that made the subject of my book increasingly (and eerily) relevant to our lives

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The Journal of the Civil War EraUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Jun 1, 2020

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