Documenting the American South


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"Documenting the American South" (DAS) is a collection of sources on Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. This collection from the University of North Carolina includes 1,035 books and manuscripts, most of which are accompanied by a full bibliographic record. The collection features first-person narratives, a library of Southern literature, North American slave narratives, the Church in the Southern black community, and a focus on the Southern homefront from 1861-1865. This resource is referenced in the ARTSEDGE lesson titled "Harriet Tubman Integrated Unit: Lesson 1." Less

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Literary Analysis, American Democracy, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, United States History, Christianity, Religion


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