Black Bostonians: Family Life and Community Struggle in the Antebellum North / Edition 1

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  • ISBN-13: 9780841913806
  • Publisher: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1979
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 198
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Profile of Black Boston 1
2 Families and Households in Black Boston 15
3 Formal and Informal Organizations and Associations 28
4 The Community and the Church 41
5 Leaders and Community Activists 57
6 Segregation, Discrimination, and Community Resistance 73
7 The Integration of Abolition 88
8 The Fugitive and the Community 106
9 A Decade of Militancy 125
App. A Occupational Classifications 139
App. B Black Households 141
App. C Marriage Patterns 143
App. D School Attendance 144
Notes 145
Bibliography 167
Index 192
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  • Posted June 27, 2009

    reverse colorism in Boston , colorism in Boston

    This is a great book.In 1850-60 most blacks (dark skin blacks)married dark skin blacks and most mulattoes (half black people and light skin and brown skin blacks were also considered mulattoes) married mulattoes in Boston.This is in the book.The book doesn't mention dark skin blacks were considered negroes and mulattoes weren't.Later a negro was a black person of any skin color.

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