From African to Yankee: Black Narratives in Antebellum New England / Edition 1

From African to Yankee: Black Narratives in Antebellum New England / Edition 1

by Robert J. Cottrol
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765601117

ISBN-13: 9780765601117

Pub. Date: 12/31/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

An anthology of five of the best autobiographical narratives detailing black life in New England in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The volume is accompanied by Cottrol's introduction, which discusses their significance and the window that they open on the lives of black New Englanders as they moved from eighteenth century slavery to freedom and the

Overview

An anthology of five of the best autobiographical narratives detailing black life in New England in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The volume is accompanied by Cottrol's introduction, which discusses their significance and the window that they open on the lives of black New Englanders as they moved from eighteenth century slavery to freedom and the struggle for equality in the nineteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765601117
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/31/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, A Native of Africa, but Resident Above Sixty Years in the United States of America1
Memoirs of Elleanor Eldridge33
Life of James Mars, A Slave Born and Sold in Connecticut49
The Life of William J. Brown of Providence, R.I. with Personal Recollections of Incidents in Rhode Island73
Life of George Henry Together with a Brief History of the Colored People in America203
A Select Bibliography on the Black Experience in New England215
Index217

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