Ira Berlin

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Dr. Ira Berlin (May 27, 1941 – June 5, 2018) was a historian, professor of history at the University of Maryland, and former president of Organization of American Historians.

He was the author of Many Thousands Gone, Generations of Captivity, and Slaves Without Masters. He co-edited Families and Freedom(with Leslie S. Rowland) and Slavery in New York (with Leslie M. Harris). His books have won the Frederick Douglass Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, among many other awards.

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12 Books by Ira Berlin