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
     
 

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
Introduction1
Pt. 1A City of Transients, ca. 1790-ca. 1820
1Slavery and the Growth of Baltimore7
2The Roots of Quasi-Freedom30
3The Urban Melange57
4The Contours of Quasi-Freedom83
Pt. 2A Community of Commitment, ca. 1820-60
5Climbing Jacob's Ladder117
6The Maturation of a Black Community145
7"Cursed with Freedom"177
8"Freedom Shall Not Perish"211
Conclusion235
Notes243
Bibliography299
Index337

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