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Writing history from the margins : African Americans and the quest for freedom / edited by Claire Parfait, Hélène Le Dantec-Lowry, and Claire Bourhis-Mariotti.

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New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
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vi, 174 pages ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Historiography.
African American historians -- History.
African American historians -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Historiography.
African Americans -- Material culture -- Historiography.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
United States -- Race relations -- Historiography.
Contents:
Introduction / Claire Parfait, Hélène Le Dantec-Lowry, and Claire Bourhis-Mariotti
Part I. New perspectives on African American history
"The grandest book ever written" : advertising Joseph T. Wilson's Black Phalanx (1888) / Claire Parfait
A race against obscurity : Merl R. Eppse and the Negro, too, in American history / Cheryl Knott
Abolitionist Black histories and historians in Massachusetts petitions / Nicole Topich
From the margins with a legacy of agency in Africanity : an encyclopedic idea / Michael Benjamin
Part II. Material and visual culture and the writing of history
Work, class, and respectability in Robert Roberts's House Servant's Directory, or, A Monitor for Private Families (Boston, 1827) / Hélène Le Dantec-Lowry
Expressions of self and belonging : enslaved people and race-based fashion in the antebellum U.S. South / Katie Knowles
African American quilts : color, creation, (counter)culture / Géraldine Chouard
Freeman Murray and the art of social justice / James Smalls
Romare Bearden : the making of a Black political cartoonist / Amy Kirschke.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Parfait, Claire, editor.
Le Dantec-Lowry, Hélène, editor.
Bourhis-Mariotti, Claire, editor.
ISBN:
9781138679092
1138679097
9781138679108
1138679100
9781315558578
OCLC:
962125309