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Author Horton, James Oliver
Title In hope of liberty : culture, community, and protest among northern free Blacks, 1700-1860 / James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2  973 H789    IN REPAIR    30500100984213
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  E185 H823 1997    AVAILABLE    30530000741561
Descript xii, 340 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-323) and index
Slavery and slave trading in the colonial north -- Culture, race, and class in the colonial north -- Revolution and the abolition of northern slavery -- A life in freedom : the evolution of family and household -- Coping with urban life : poverty, work, and regional differences -- Sustaining and serving the community : building institutions for social and spiritual welfare -- Culture, politics, and the issue of African-American identity -- Ambivalent identity : colonization and the question of emigration -- The growth of the antebellum antislavery movement -- The widening struggle, growing militancy, and the hope of liberty for all
Subject Afro-Americans -- History -- To 1863
Free Afro-Americans -- History
Alt Author Horton, Lois E
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