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A fragile freedom : African American women and emancipation in the antebellum city

Author: Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Series: Society and the sexes in the modern world.
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Chronicling the lives of African American women in the urban north of America (particularly Philadelphia) during the early years of the republic, 'A Fragile Freedom' investigates how they journeyed from enslavement to the precarious state of 'free persons' in the decades before the Civil War.
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Dunbar, Erica Armstrong.
Fragile freedom.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007036454
(OCoLC)173135731
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Armstrong Dunbar
ISBN: 9780300145069 0300145063 1282352350 9781282352353 1282089404 9781282089402
OCLC Number: 648671210
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 196 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Slavery and the "holy experiment" --
Maneuvering manumission in Philadelphia : African American women and indentured servitude --
Creating Black Philadelphia : African American women and their neighborhoods --
Voices from the margins : the Philadelphia female anti-slavery society, 1833-1840 --
Writing for womanhood : African American women and print culture --
A mental and moral feast : reading, writing, and sentimentality in Black Philadelphia.
Series Title: Society and the sexes in the modern world.
Responsibility: Erica Armstrong Dunbar.

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