Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861 / Edition 1

Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861 / Edition 1

by John Ernest
     
 

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Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807855218
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
04/26/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,203,041
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1The theater of history39
2Scattered lives, scattered documents : writing liberation history95
3Multiple lives and lost narratives : (auto)biography as history155
4The assembly of history : orations and conventions219
5Our warfare lies in the field of thought : the African American press and the work of history277
Epilogue : William Wells Brown and the performance of history331
Notes345
Bibliography389
Index413

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