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The essence of liberty : free black women during the slave era / Wilma King.

Author/Creator:
King, Wilma, 1942-
Publication:
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, [2], 290, [4] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Free African Americans -- History.
African American women -- History.
Free African Americans -- Social conditions.
African American women -- Social conditions.
Free African Americans -- Intellectual life.
African American women -- Intellectual life.
United States -- Race relations.
Liberty -- History.
Place of Publication:
United States Missouri Columbia.
Contents:
"Full Liberty to go and live with whom & Where She may Chuse": Founts of Freedom
"This modest bending of the head": Gender Conventions, Expectations, and Misrepresentations
The Pursuit of Happiness: Work and Well-Being
"Knowledge is power": Educational and Cultural Achievements
"Whom do you serve, God or man?": Spiritualists and Reformers
"Female sympathy in the cause of freedom and humanity": Activists and Abolitionists
The Civil War and Emancipation: Freedom for All.
Notes:
"Designer: Jennifer Cropp."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-282) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2006
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0826216579 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0826216609 (papberback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
62782112
Publisher Number:
9780826216571
9780826216601
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