AuthorHorton, James Oliver.
TitleIn hope of liberty : culture, community, and protest among northern free Blacks, 1700-1860 / James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton.
PublishedNew York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Descriptionxii, 340 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN0-19-504732-X (acid-free paper)
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 271-323) and index.
Formatted NoteContents: Slavery and slave trading in the colonial north -- Culture, race, and class in the colonial north -- Revolution and the abolition of northern slavery -- A life in freedom : the evolution of family and household -- Coping with urban life : poverty, work, and regional differences -- Sustaining and serving the community : building institutions for social and spiritual welfare -- Culture, politics, and the issue of African-American identity -- Ambivalent identity : colonization and the question of emigration -- The growth of the antebellum antislavery movement -- The widening struggle, growing militancy, and the hope of liberty for all.
SubjectsAfrican Americans -- History -- To 1863.
Free African Americans -- History.
Other AuthorsHorton, Lois E.
LC Card Number95-46427
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: E 185 H823
mq126074: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 69753]