Freedom's Port: The African American Community of Baltimore, 1790-1860 / Edition 1

Freedom's Port: The African American Community of Baltimore, 1790-1860 / Edition 1

by Christopher Phillips
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0252066189

ISBN-13: 9780252066184

Pub. Date: 07/28/1997

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252066184
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Series:
Blacks in the New World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1(6)
PART 1: A City of Transients, ca. 1790-ca. 1820 7(110)
1. Slavery and the Growth of Baltimore
7(23)
2. The Roots of Quasi-Freedom
30(27)
3. The Urban Melange
57(26)
4. The Contours of Quasi-Freedom
83(34)
PART 2: A Community of Commitment, ca. 1820-60 117(118)
5. Climbing Jacob's Ladder
117(28)
6. The Maturation of a Black Community
145(32)
7. "Cursed with Freedom"
177(34)
8. "Freedom Shall Not Perish"
211(24)
Conclusion 235(8)
Notes 243(56)
Bibliography 299(38)
Index 337
Illustrations follow pages 56 and 144

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