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Sojourner Truth's America

Sojourner Truth's America

Author: Margaret Washington
Publisher: Urbana ; Chicago ; Springfield : University of Illinois Press, 2011. ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Illinois PaperbackView all editions and formats

A biography that tells the story of 19th-century America through the life of one of its most influential characters: Sojourner Truth. Organized into three distinct eras of Truth's life, it examines  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Sojourner Truth; Sojourner Truth; Sojourner Truth; Sojourner Truth; Sojourner Truth; Sojourner Truth; Sojourner Truth
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Washington
ISBN: 9780252034190 0252034198 9780252078019 0252078012
OCLC Number: 946586786
Notes: Publié originalement: 2009.
Awards: Winner of
Winner of the inaugural 2010 OAH Darlene Clark Hine Award. A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2010. Co-winner of the 2009 Letitia Woods 2010
Description: xx, 478 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : The three lives of Sojourner Truth --
African and Dutch religious heritage --
Home is like a grave --
Better to me than a man --
Like Hagar and her children --
A rushing mighty wind --
Sanctification and perfection --
I will crush them with the truth --
The antislavery vanguard, 1833-1843 --
The Spirit calls me there --
A holy city --
The cold water army, Olive Gilbert, and Sojourner's Narrative --
The Bloodhound Bill and intensified activism --
The New York campaign --
God, you drive --
I go in for agitatin' --
Truth is powerful --
Proclaim liberty throughout the land --
Was woman true? --
I am on my way to Kansas --
Epilogue : Well done, good and faithful servant
Responsibility: Margaret Washington.
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