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“Our elevation must be the result of self-efforts, and work of our own hands”: Martin R. Delany and the Role of Self-Help and Emigration in Black Uplift

Beverly C. Tomek

in Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on Pittsburgh's Martin R. Delany, who advocated a black-led back-to-Africa movement much like the one proposed first by James Forten and Paul Cuffee, and then developed by ... More


Epilogue: The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 and Renewed Assertions of African Identity

James Sidbury

in Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320107
eISBN:
9780199789009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320107.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The epilogue looks ahead to the reemergence of black discussions of African identity and black emigrationism during the 1850s. It examines the efforts of Martin R. Delany, sometimes called the ... More


Delany’s Comet: Blake; or, The Huts of America

Britt Rusert

in Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479885688
eISBN:
9781479804702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885688.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Turning to the publication of Martin Delany’s serial novel, Blake; or the Huts of America, in the Anglo-African Magazine in 1859, this chapter argues that black experiments with natural science ... More


“An Undue Illusion”: Emigration, Colonization, and the Destiny of the Colored Races, 1850–1858

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

in Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823178
eISBN:
9781479876693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823178.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how emigration and colonization converged in Frederick Douglass's battle with Martin Delany and those “black nationalists” who argued for the creation of a black American ... More


The Black Market: Property, Freedom, and Fugitivity in Antebellum Life

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

in Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers varied forms of political life made possible through the framework of theft. Recognizing that the hemispheric slave trade is a piratical act in the context of the novel, these ... More


Revolutionizing Sentiment: Violent Resistance in Transamerican Antislavery Narratives

Maria A. Windell

in Transamerican Sentimentalism and Nineteenth-Century US Literary History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862338
eISBN:
9780191894886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862338.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In Chapter 5, sentimentalism becomes event-oriented as possibilities for revolt resonate throughout the Caribbean and the United States. Questions of violence, hemispheric politics, and community ... More


Right Is of No Sex: Reframing the Debate through the Rights of Women

Martha S. Jones

in All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831526
eISBN:
9781469605012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888902_jones.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the September 1848 National Convention of Colored Freedmen, which called for women's “equal” participation in the proceedings. It lifts the debate over women at the Cleveland ... More


The Revival of Revolt: Conjure, Slave Insurrection, and the Novel of Enthusiasm

John Mac Kilgore

in Mania for Freedom: American Literatures of Enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629728
eISBN:
9781469629742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629728.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter discusses the historical role that African and Afro-Protestant revival and conjure religion played in fomenting slave rebellions in the Americas. Pointing to the influence that slave ... More


Electric Dialectics Delany’s Atlantic Materialism

Monique Allewaert

in Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282128
eISBN:
9780823286034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282128.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the association between Atlantic fetishes and American spiritualisms. This association emerges glancingly in Marx’s Capital and more substantively in the writing of blacks in ... More


Introduction: What Is Abolitionist Geography?

Martha Schoolman

in Abolitionist Geographies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680740
eISBN:
9781452948744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680740.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the archive of abolitionist spatial practices to show how literary abolitionism promotes geography as a key discourse of abolitionist political intervention. It ... More


Unadjusted Emancipations

Jason Berger

in Xenocitizens: Illiberal Ontologies in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287758
eISBN:
9780823290529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287758.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter adds a consideration of the economic horizon to contemporary scholarship that examines the radical and, at times, emancipatory “entanglements” between slaves/ex-slaves and the ... More


Troubled Times in Yorubaland

Lisa A. Lindsay

in Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631127
eISBN:
9781469631141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631127.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter considers Vaughan’s first decade in southwestern Nigeria (1855-67) in the context of West Africa’s major developments: warfare, migration, slave trading, missionary Christianity, and ... More


The Heirs of Jemmy: Slave Rebels in Nineteenth-Century African American Fiction

Jack Shuler

in Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732733
eISBN:
9781604734737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732733.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the resonances of the Stono rebels’ calls of liberty in African American literature, focusing on the human rights claims made by early African American writers such as Phillis ... More


Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction

Theresa Lloyd (ed.)

in Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0702
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Discusses Appalachia’s African American citizens during the pre- and post-Civil War years. The presence of slavery and African Americans in the region has often been obscured by myths and incorrect ... More


The House That Jane Built

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The first of three chapters on the power of chocolate cities, this chapter centers the life, activism, and pioneering efforts of abolitionist and black woman lawyer Mary Ann Shadd Cary. Exploring her ... More


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