Freedom's port : the African American community of Baltimore, 1790-1860 (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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Freedom's port : the African American community of Baltimore, 1790-1860

Author: Christopher Phillips
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1997.
Series: Blacks in the New World.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Phillips, Christopher, 1959 November 1-
Freedom's port.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)1262057787
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Phillips
ISBN: 0252023153 9780252023156 0252066189 9780252066184
OCLC Number: 35701217
Description: xiii, 350 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Slavery and the growth of Baltimore --
The roots of quasi-freedom --
The urban mélange --
The contours of quasi-freedom --
Climbing Jacob's ladder --
The maturation of a Black community --
"Cursed with freedom" --
"Freedom shall not perish."
Series Title: Blacks in the New World.
Responsibility: Christopher Phillips.
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"Phillips tells an important story, not just in a historiographical sense, but also in human terms. Freedom's Port is essentially a story about a community that realizes its potential and strength, Read more...

 
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