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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 63 citing Forging Freedom: The Formation of Philadelphia's Black Community, 1720-1840. 

Strangers & Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845

Catherine A. Brekus - Social Science - 1998 - 466 pages
Margaret Meuse Clay, who barely escaped a public whipping in the 1760s for preaching without a license; "Old Elizabeth," an ex-slave who courageously traveled to the South to ...
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To Make Our World Anew : Volume I: A History of African Americans ..., Volume 1

Robin D. G. Kelley Professor of African-American Studies Columbia University, Earl Lewis Executive Vice President and Provost Emory University - Social Science - 2005 - 320 pages
The two volumes of Kelley and Lewis's To Make Our World Anew integrate the work of eleven leading historians into the most up-to-date and comprehensive account available of ...
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America Goes to War: A Social History of the Continental Army

Charles Patrick Neimeyer - History - 1997 - 260 pages
One of the images Americans hold most dear is that of the drum-beating, fire-eating Yankee Doodle Dandy rebel, overpowering his British adversaries through sheer grit and ...
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African America and Haiti: Emigration and Black Nationalism in the ...

Chris Dixon - History - 2000 - 249 pages
Discusses the 19th Century emigration of thousands of African Americans from the United States to Haiti who hoped to find opportunity and freedom from racism and slavery.
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The Backbone of History: Health and Nutrition in the Western Hemisphere

Richard H. Steckel, Jerome C. Rose - History - 2002 - 633 pages
For the same reasons that explorers of the early twentieth century strove to reach the poles, and their modern counterparts journey to outer space, most people want to ...
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The Abolitionist Movement

Claudine L. Ferrell - History - 2006 - 210 pages
This concise reference source on the struggle to end slavery in America includes illustrations, biographies, primary documents, and an annotated bibliography.
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To Set this World Right: The Antislavery Movement in Thoreau's Concord

Sandra Harbert Petrulionis - History - 2006 - 233 pages
In the decade before the Civil War, Concord, Massachusetts, was a center of abolitionist sentiment and activism. To Set this World Right is the first book to recover and ...
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Blacks on the Border: The Black Refugees in British North America, 1815-1860

Harvey Amani Whitfield - History - 2006 - 179 pages
A study of the emergence of community among African Americans in Nova Scotia.
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