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More Than Freedom Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic, 1829-1889

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ISBN-10: 1594203423

ISBN-13: 9781594203428

Edition: 2012

Authors: Stephen Kantrowitz

List price: $36.00
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A major new narrative account of the long struggle of Northern activists-both black and white, famous and obscure-to establish African Americans as free citizens, from abolitionism through the Civil War, Reconstruction, and its demise Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation is generally understood as the moment African Americans became free, and Reconstruction as the ultimately unsuccessful effort to extend that victory by establishing equal citizenship. In More Than Freedom, award-winning historian Stephen Kantrowitz boldly redefines our understanding of this entire era by showing that the fight to abolish slavery was always part of a much broader campaign to establish full citizenship…    
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/16/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Stephen Kantrowitz is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of More Than Freedom: Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic, 1829-1889 and Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White Supremacy .

Introduction
Confronting Slavery and Freedom
A Place for "Colored Citizens"
Fighting Jim Crow in the Cradle of Liberty
Our Unfinished Church
The Means of Elevation
Fighting Like Men
The Heirs of Crispus Attucks
Outlaws
The Fall and Rise of the United States
The Disappointments of Citizenship
Radical Reconstruction on Beacon Hill
"The War of Races"
Burying Lewis Hayden
Epilogue: More Than Freedom
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index