Courage and Conscience

Courage and Conscience : Black and White Abolitionists in Boston

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Courage and Conscience documents the biracial cooperation that helped shape the enlightened racial situation of 19th-century Boston. Until recently little was known of the contributions and participation of African Americans in the antebellum abolition movement. Recent research, however, has revealed an impressive level of African American participation in cities of the North, particularly in Boston, one of the centers of antislavery agitation.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 214.1 x 271.3 x 16.5mm | 684.94g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0253207932
  • 9780253207937

About Donald M. Jacobs

DONALD M. JACOBS, Professor of History at Northeastern University, is the editor of Antebellum Black Newspapers and Index to the American Slave. He is the author of While the Cabots Talked to God: Racial Conflict in Antebellum Boston, the Black Struggle, 1825-1861.show more

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Documents the biracial cooperation that helped shape the enlighten racial situation of nineteenth-century Boston.show more

Table of contents

Foreword by John Hope Franklin Preface EditorOs Preface One David Walker and William Lloyd Garrison: Racial Cooperation and the Shaping of Boston Abolition Donald M. Jacobs Two Abolitionism and the Nature of Antebellum Reform William E. Gienapp Three The Art of the Antislavery Movement Bernard F. Reilly, Jr. Four Massachusetts Abolitionists Document the Slave Experience Robert L. Hall Five Boston, Abolition, and the Atlantic World, 1820-1861 James Brewer Stewart Six The Affirmation of Manhood: Black Garrisonians in Antebellum Boston James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton Seven The Black Presence in the West End of Boston, 1800-1864: A Demographic Map Adelaide M. Cromwell Eight BostonOs Black Churches: Institutional Centers of the Antislavery Movement Roy E. Finkenbine Nine OWhat If I Am a Woman?O Maria W. StewartOs Defense of Black WomenOs Political Activism Marilyn Richardson Ten Integration versus Separatism: William Cooper NellOs Role in the Struggle for Equality Dorothy Porter Wesley Appendixes Bibliography Contributors Index 34444show more

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