North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States (Google eBook)

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University of Chicago Press, Feb 15, 2009 - Political Science - 325 pages
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". . . no American can be pleased with the treatment of Negro Americans, North and South, in the years before the Civil War. In his clear, lucid account of the Northern phase of the story Professor Litwack has performed a notable service."óJohn Hope Franklin, Journal of Negro Education

"For a searching examination of the North Star Legend we are indebted to Leon F. Litwack. . . ."óC. Vann Woodward, The American Scholar
  

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Contents

SLAVERY TO FREEDOM
5
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE FREE NEGRO
32
THE POLITICS OF REPRESSION
66
EDUCATION SEPARATE AND UNEQUAL
115
THE ECONOMICS OF REPRESSION
155
THE CHURCH AND THE NEGRO
189
ABOLITIONISM WHITE AND BLACK
216
THE CRISIS OF THE 1850S
249
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY
282
INDEX
307
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