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Mary Ann Shadd Cary : the Black press and protest in the nineteenth century

Author: Jane Rhodes
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography : State or province government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mary Ann Shadd Cary was a courageous and outspoken nineteenth-century African American who used the press and public speaking to fight slavery and oppression in the United States and Canada. Part of the small free black elite who used their education and limited freedoms to fight for the end of slavery and racial oppression, Shadd Cary is best known as the first African American woman to publish and edit a newspaper
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rhodes, Jane, 1955-
Mary Ann Shadd Cary.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)657305677
Named Person: Mary Ann Shadd Cary; Mary A Shadd; Mary Ann Shadd Cary; Mary Ann Shadd Cary; Mary Ann Shadd Cary
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Rhodes
ISBN: 0253334462 9780253334466
OCLC Number: 38989798
Description: xviii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The making of an activist --
Emigration furor and notes of Canada West --
Trouble in "Paradise" --
"We have 'broken the editorial ice'" --
The Chatham years --
Civil war and the end of the Canadian sojourn --
Reconstructing a life, reconstructing a people --
Law and reform in the nation's capital --
A life spent fighting at the margins.
Responsibility: Jane Rhodes.
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