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Death or liberty : African Americans and revolutionary America / Douglas R. Egerton.

Author/Creator:
Egerton, Douglas R.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 342 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- African Americans.
African Americans -- History -- 18th century.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Contents:
The trials of William Lee: A life in the age of revolution
Equiano's world: The British Atlantic Empire in 1763
Richard's cup: Slavery and the coming of the revolution
The transformation of Colonel Tye: Black combatants and the war
Quok Walker's suit: Emancipation in the North
Absalom's "meritorious service" : Antislavery in the Upper South
Captain Vesey's cargo: Continuity in Georgia and the Carolinas
Mum Bett takes a name: The emergence of free Black communities
Harry Washington's Atlantic crossings: The migrations of Black loyalists
A suspicion only: Racism in the Early Republic
Eli Whitney's cotton engine: Expansion and rebellion
General Gabriel's flag: Unsuccessful coda to the revolution.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-332) and index.
ISBN:
9780195306699 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0195306694 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
179802609
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