AuthorWright, Donald R.
TitleAfrican Americans in the early republic, 1789-1831 / Donald R. Wright.
PublishedArlington Heights, Ill. : Harland Davidson, c1993.
Descriptionxii, 252 p. : maps ; 21 cm.
SeriesAmerican history series (Arlington Heights, Ill.)
The American history series
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [209]-241) and index.
Formatted NoteContents: ch. 1. A second forced migration: Before cotton's ascendancy ; "Webs of woven wind" ; The great uprooting ; "The iron entered into my soul" -- ch. 2. The varying nature of life in slavery: Slave systems, work systems ; Urban and industrial slavery ; Living and dying in slavery ; The cycles of family and community ; Christianity among slaves -- ch. 3. An age of slave unrest: Gabriel's plot ; Denmark Vesey's conspiracy ; Nat Turner's rebellion ; Resisting and running away -- ch. 4. Free African Americans in a slave society: Freedom in the North ; Freedom in the South ; Freedom's struggle -- ch. 5. New directions: White racism and proslavery ; Colonization ; White antislavery sentiment ; Slavery in the limelight ; Black abolitionists -- Epilogue.
SubjectsAfrican Americans -- History -- To 1863.
LC Card Number92-27210
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: E 185 W948 A32
mq239952: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
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