The Black Abolitionist Papers

The Black Abolitionist Papers

Vol. 5, United States, 1859-1865

eBook - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
A collection of documents tracing the struggle for Blacks to gain their freedom from slavery

The University of North Carolina Press
Black Abolitionist Papers: Vol. V: The United States, 1859-1865
This five-volume documentary collection--culled from an international archival search that turned up over 14,000 letters, speeches, pamphlets, essays, and newspaper editorials--reveals how black abolitionists represented the core of the antislavery movement. While the first two volumes consider black abolitionists in the British Isles and Canada (the home of some 60,000 black Americans on the eve of the Civil War), the remaining volumes examine the activities and opinions of black abolitionists in the United States from 1830 until the end of the Civil War. In particular, these volumes focus on their reactions to African colonization and the idea of gradual emancipation, the Fugitive Slave Law, and the promise brought by emancipation during the war.
This five-volume documentary collection--culled from an international archival search that turned up over 14,000 letters, speeches, pamphlets, essays, and newspaper editorials--reveals how black abolitionists represented the core of the antislavery movement. While the first two volumes consider black abolitionists in the British Isles and Canada (the home of some 60,000 black Americans on the eve of the Civil War), the remaining volumes examine the activities and opinions of black abolitionists in the United States from 1830 until the end of the Civil War. In particular, these volumes focus on their reactions to African colonization and the idea of gradual emancipation, the Fugitive Slave Law, and the promise brought by emancipation during the war.


Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1992
ISBN: 9780807864432
0807864439
9780807820070
0807820075
Characteristics: 1 online resource (89 items)
Additional Contributors: Ripley, C. Peter 1941-

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