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Fighting for CitizenshipBlack Northerners and the Debate over Military Service in the Civil War

Fighting for Citizenship: Black Northerners and the Debate over Military Service in the Civil War

Brian Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469659770
eISBN:
9781469659794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659770.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In Fighting for Citizenship, Brian Taylor complicates existing interpretations of why black men fought in the Civil War. Civil War–era African Americans recognized the urgency of a core political ... More

An Intimate EconomyEnslaved Women, Work, and America's Domestic Slave Trade

An Intimate Economy: Enslaved Women, Work, and America's Domestic Slave Trade

Alexandra J. Finley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469661353
eISBN:
9781469655130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661353.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Alexandra Finley adds crucial new dimensions to the boisterous debate over the relationship between slavery and capitalism by placing women's labor at the center of the antebellum slave trade, ... More

The Mark of SlaveryDisability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

The Mark of Slavery: Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Jenifer L. Barclay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043727
eISBN:
9780252052613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043727.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book makes disability legible in the histories of both slavery and race, arguing that disability is a critical category of historical analysis. Bondage complicated and contributed to enslaved ... More

Once We Were SlavesThe Extraordinary Journey of a Multi-Racial Jewish Family

Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multi-Racial Jewish Family

Laura Arnold Leibman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197530474
eISBN:
9780197530627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530474.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

An obsessive genealogist and descendant of one of the most prominent Jewish families since the American Revolution, Blanche Moses firmly believed her maternal ancestors were Sephardic grandees. Yet ... More

Pittsburgh and the Urban League MovementA Century of Social Service and Activism

Pittsburgh and the Urban League Movement: A Century of Social Service and Activism

Joe William Trotter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813179919
eISBN:
9780813179926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179919.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the Great Migration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, became a mecca for African Americans seeking better job opportunities, wages, and living conditions. The city's thriving economy and vibrant ... More

Racial TerrorismA Rhetorical Investigation of Lynching

Racial Terrorism: A Rhetorical Investigation of Lynching

Marouf A. Hasian Jr. and Nicholas S. Paliewicz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831743
eISBN:
9781496831774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831743.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book provides readers with a critical rhetorical study of Montgomery, Alabama’s Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Using critical genealogical methods, the authors argue ... More

Slavery, Fatherhood, and Paternal Duty in African American Communities over the Long Nineteenth Century

Slavery, Fatherhood, and Paternal Duty in African American Communities over the Long Nineteenth Century

Libra R. Hilde

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660677
eISBN:
9781469660691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660677.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Analyzing published and archival oral histories of formerly enslaved African Americans, Libra R. Hilde explores the meanings of manhood and fatherhood during and after the era of slavery, ... More

To Make the Wounded WholeThe African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS

To Make the Wounded Whole: The African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS

Dan Royles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469661339
eISBN:
9781469659527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661339.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the decades since it was identified in 1981, HIV/AIDS has devastated African American communities. Members of those communities mobilized to fight the epidemic and its consequences from the ... More

Visualizing EqualityAfrican American Rights and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Visualizing Equality: African American Rights and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Aston Gonzalez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469659961
eISBN:
9781469659985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659961.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The fight for racial equality in the nineteenth century played out not only in marches and political conventions but also in the print and visual culture created and disseminated throughout the ... More

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