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The black newspaper and the chosen nation

Author: Benjamin Fagan
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2018. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation shows how antebellum African-Americans used the newspaper as a means of translating their belief in black "chosenness" into plans and programs for black liberation. During the decades leading up to the Civil War, the idea that God had marked black Americans as his chosen people on earth became a central article of faith in northern black communities, with black newspaper  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Fagan
ISBN: 0820354694 9780820354699
OCLC Number: 1030907020
Description: xi, 186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the records of black chosenness --
Acting chosen --
Prophecies for a chosen nation --
Revolutionary chosenness --
The limits of black chosenness --
Joining the chosen army --
Conclusion: the ends of black chosenness.
Responsibility: Benjamin Fagan.

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Shows how antebellum African Americans used the newspaper as a means for translating their belief in black ""chosenness"" into plans and programs for black liberation. Benjamin Fagan shows how the  Read more...

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