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Prophets of protest : reconsidering the history of American abolitionism /

Other Authors: McCarthy, Timothy Patrick., Stauffer, John.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : New Press : 2006
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Table of Contents:
  • "Truth systematised" : the changing debate over slavery and abolition, 1761-1916 / Robert P. Forbes
  • Coming of age : the historiography of Black abolitionism / Manisha Sinha
  • Geographies of liberty : a brief look at two cases / T.K. Hunter
  • "A chosen generation" : Black founders and early America / Richard S. Newman
  • "Onward, onward, is indeed the watchword" : James Forten's reflections on revolution and liberty / Julie Winch
  • John Brown Russwurm's dilemma : citizenship or emigration? / Sandra Sandiford Young
  • "To plead our own cause" : Black print culture and the origins of American abolitionism / Timothy Patrick McCarthy
  • "Willing to die for the cause of freedom in Kansas" : free state emigration, John Brown, and the rise of militant abolitionism in the Kansas territory / Karl Gridley
  • Regional Black involvement in John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry / Hannah Geffert (with Jean Libby)
  • A common nature, a united destiny : African American responses to racial science from the revolution to the Civil War / Patrick Rael
  • "No occurrence in human history is more deserving of commemoration than this" : abolitionist celebrations of freedom / Julie Roy Jeffrey
  • Print culture and the antislavery community : the poetry of abolitionism, 1831-1860 / Dickson D. Bruce Jr.
  • Profits of protest : the market strategies of Sojourner Truth and Louisa May Alcott / Augusta Rohrbach
  • Creating an image in Black : the power of abolition pictures / John Stauffer
  • Abolitionists in American cinema : from The birth of a nation to Amistad / Casey King.