The Resource Black identity and Black protest in the antebellum North, Patrick Rael, (ebook)

Black identity and Black protest in the antebellum North, Patrick Rael, (ebook)

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Black identity and Black protest in the antebellum North
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Black identity and Black protest in the antebellum North
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Patrick Rael
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eng
Summary
Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Martin Delany--these figures stand out in the annals of black protest for their vital antislavery efforts. But what of the rest of their generation, the thousands of other free blacks in the North? Patrick Rael explores the tradition of protest and sense of racial identity forged by both famous and lesser-known black leaders in antebellum America and illuminates the ideas that united these activists across a wide array of divisions. In so doing, he reveals the roots of the arguments that still resound in the struggle for justice today.Mining sources that include newspapers and pamphlets of the black national press, speeches and sermons, slave narratives and personal memoirs, Rael recovers the voices of an extraordinary range of black leaders in the first half of the nineteenth century. He traces how these activists constructed a black American identity through their participation in the discourse of the public sphere and how this identity in turn informed their critiques of a nation predicated on freedom but devoted to white supremacy. His analysis explains how their place in the industrializing, urbanizing antebellum North offered black leaders a unique opportunity to smooth over class and other tensions among themselves and successfully galvanize the race against slavery
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Midwest
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Rael, Patrick
Dewey number
974/.00496073
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Free African Americans
  • African American leadership
  • Protest movements
  • Electronic books
  • Northeastern States
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adult
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Black identity and Black protest in the antebellum North, Patrick Rael, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780807875032
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11719690
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remote
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11719690
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MWT11719690
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Black identity and Black protest in the antebellum North, Patrick Rael, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807875032
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719690
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719690
System control number
MWT11719690
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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