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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 58 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 Abolitionist Movement

Claudine L. Ferrell - History - 2006 - 210 pages
The abolitionists of the 1830s-1850s risked physical harm and social alienation as a result of their refusal to ignore what they considered a national sin, contrary to the ...
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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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The Essence of Liberty: Free Black Women During the Slave Era

Wilma King - Political Science - 2006 - 312 pages
"King uses a wide range of sources to examine the experiences of free black women in both the North and the South, from the colonial period through emancipation, showing how ...
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