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The Resource Prophets Of Protest : Reconsidering The History Of American Abolitionism

Prophets Of Protest : Reconsidering The History Of American Abolitionism

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Prophets Of Protest : Reconsidering The History Of American Abolitionism
Title
Prophets Of Protest
Title remainder
Reconsidering The History Of American Abolitionism
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Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The campaign to abolish slavery in the United States was the most powerful and effective social movement of the nineteenth century and has served as a recurring source of inspiration for every subsequent struggle against injustice. But the abolitionist story has traditionally focused on the evangelical impulses of white, male, middle-class reformers, obscuring the contributions of many African Americans, women, and others. Prophets of Protest, the first collection of writings on abolitionism in more than a generation, draws on an immense new body of research in African American studies, litera
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick
Dewey number
  • [Axis360]
  • 973.7/114
  • 973.7114
Index
no index present
LC call number
E441 .P96
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stauffer, John
  • Baker & Taylor Axis 360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
  • Social sciences
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Prophets Of Protest : Reconsidering The History Of American Abolitionism
Link
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FOREWORD by Michael Fellman; INTRODUCTION by Timothy Patrick McCarthy and John Stauffer; PART ONE Revisions; 1. Robert P. Forbes -- "Truth Systematised": The Changing Debate Over Slavery and Abolition, 1761-1916; 2. Manisha Sinha -- Coming of Age: The Historiography of Black Abolitionism; PART TWO Origins; 3. T.K. Hunter -- Geographies of Liberty: A Brief Look at Two Cases; 4. Richard S. Newman -- "A Chosen Generation": Black Founders and Early America; 5. Julie Wince -- "Onward, Onward, Is Indeed the Watchword": James Forten's Reflections on Revolutions and Liberty
  • 6. Sandra Sandiford Young -- John Brown's Russwurm's Dilemma: Citizenship or Emigration?7. Timothy Patrick McCarthy -- "To Plead Our Own Cause": Black Print Culture and the Origins of American Abolitionism; PART THREE Revolutions; 8. Kari Gridley -- "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; 9. Hannah Geffert (with Jean Libby) -- Regional Black Involvement in John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry; PART FOUR Representations
  • 10. Patrick Rael -- A Common Nature, A United Destiny: African American Responses to Racial Science from the Revolution to the Civil War11. Julie Roy Jeffrey -- "No Occurrence in Human History Is More Deserving of Commemoration Than This": Abolitionist Celebration of Freedom; 12. Dickson D. Bruce Jr. -- Print Culture and the Antislavery Community: The Poetry of Abolitionism, 1831-1860; 13. Augusta Rohrback -- Profits of Protest: The Market Strategies of Sojourner Truth and Louisa May Alcott; 14. John Stauffer -- Creating an Image in Black: The Power of Abolition Pictures
  • 15. Casey King -- Abolitionists in American Cinema: From The Birth of a Nation to AmistadAfterword by Martin Duberman; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (417 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595588548
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0011103691
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792687445
  • (OCoLC)ocn792687445
  • 832308
  • 832308
  • 858094
  • 1109786
Label
Prophets Of Protest : Reconsidering The History Of American Abolitionism
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FOREWORD by Michael Fellman; INTRODUCTION by Timothy Patrick McCarthy and John Stauffer; PART ONE Revisions; 1. Robert P. Forbes -- "Truth Systematised": The Changing Debate Over Slavery and Abolition, 1761-1916; 2. Manisha Sinha -- Coming of Age: The Historiography of Black Abolitionism; PART TWO Origins; 3. T.K. Hunter -- Geographies of Liberty: A Brief Look at Two Cases; 4. Richard S. Newman -- "A Chosen Generation": Black Founders and Early America; 5. Julie Wince -- "Onward, Onward, Is Indeed the Watchword": James Forten's Reflections on Revolutions and Liberty
  • 6. Sandra Sandiford Young -- John Brown's Russwurm's Dilemma: Citizenship or Emigration?7. Timothy Patrick McCarthy -- "To Plead Our Own Cause": Black Print Culture and the Origins of American Abolitionism; PART THREE Revolutions; 8. Kari Gridley -- "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; 9. Hannah Geffert (with Jean Libby) -- Regional Black Involvement in John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry; PART FOUR Representations
  • 10. Patrick Rael -- A Common Nature, A United Destiny: African American Responses to Racial Science from the Revolution to the Civil War11. Julie Roy Jeffrey -- "No Occurrence in Human History Is More Deserving of Commemoration Than This": Abolitionist Celebration of Freedom; 12. Dickson D. Bruce Jr. -- Print Culture and the Antislavery Community: The Poetry of Abolitionism, 1831-1860; 13. Augusta Rohrback -- Profits of Protest: The Market Strategies of Sojourner Truth and Louisa May Alcott; 14. John Stauffer -- Creating an Image in Black: The Power of Abolition Pictures
  • 15. Casey King -- Abolitionists in American Cinema: From The Birth of a Nation to AmistadAfterword by Martin Duberman; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (417 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595588548
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0011103691
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792687445
  • (OCoLC)ocn792687445
  • 832308
  • 832308
  • 858094
  • 1109786

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