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Courage and Conscience Black and White Abolitionists in Boston

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ISBN-10: 0253207932

ISBN-13: 9780253207937

Edition: 1993

Authors: Donald M. Jacobs, John Hope Franklin

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Courage and Conscience documents the biracial cooperation that helped shape the enlightened racial situation of 19th-century Boston. Until recently little was known of the contributions and participation of African Americans in the antebellum abolition movement. Recent research, however, has revealed an impressive level of African American participation in cities of the North, particularly in Boston, one of the centers of antislavery agitation.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 3/22/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.65" tall
Weight: 1.562

DONALD M. JACOBS, Professor of History at Northeastern University, is the editor of Antebellum Black Newspapers and Index to the American Slave. He is the author of While the Cabots Talked to God: Racial Conflict in Antebellum Boston, the Black Struggle, 1825--1861.

The son of an attorney who practiced before the U.S. Supreme Court, John Hope Franklin was born in Rentiesville, Oklahoma on January 2, 1915. He received a B. A. from Fisk University in 1935 and a master's degree in 1936 and a Ph.D. in 1941 from Harvard University. During his career in education, he taught at a numerous institutions including Brooklyn College, Harvard University, the University of Chicago, and Duke University. He also had teaching stints in Australia, China, and Zimbabwe. He has written numerous scholarly works including The Militant South, 1800-1861 (1956); Reconstruction After the Civil War (1961); The Emancipation Proclamation (1963); and The Color Line: Legacy for the…    

Foreword
Preface
Editor's Preface
David Walker and William Lloyd Garrison: Racial Cooperation and the Shaping of Boston Abolition
Abolitionism and the Nature of Antebellum Reform
The Art of the Antislavery Movement
Massachusetts Abolitionists Document the Slave Experience
Boston, Abolition, and the Atlantic World, 1820-1861
The Affirmation of Manhood: Black Garrisonians in Antebellum Boston
The Black Presence in the West End of Boston, 1800-1864: A Demographic Map
Boston's Black Churches: Institutional Centers of the Antislavery Movement
"What If I Am a Woman?" Maria W. Stewart's Defense of Black Women's Political Activism
Integration versus Separatism: William Cooper Nell's Role in the Struggle for Equality
Appendixes
Bibliography
Contributors
Index