Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas After Reconstruction

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1992 - History - 288 pages
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Looks at African American migration from the South after the Civil War.
  

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Nell Irvin Painter provides a window into the mass movement of previously enslaved Americans to Kansas, both during and after the Reconstruction period of American history. Painter writes in a manner that easy to follow, and her research is in-depth. Read full review

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An in-depth study into a subject matter that is often overlooked when analyzing the history of Africans/Black/African-American history in the United States. Very thorough and academic. I had brief ... Read full review

Contents

After Slavery
3
Fictions of Black Life and Southern Race Relations
17
Politics and the Color Line
35
Schools and Politics
44
VI
45
The Economics of Oppression
54
Henry Adams Benjamin Pap Singleton
69
The Committee Becomes the Colonization Council
82
Henry Adams in Exile
96
Benjamin Pap Singleton and Migration to Kansas
108
Solving the Race Problem
118
the Louisiana Constitutional Convention
175
of the Exodus
212
Bibliographical Essay
265
Index
283
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Nell Irvin Painter is the award-winning author of many books, including Sojourner Truth , Southern History Across the Color Line , Creating Black Americans , The History of White People , and Standing at Armageddon . She is currently the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and lives in Newark, New Jersey, and the Adirondacks.

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