Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest Literature, 1790-1860


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Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest Literature, 1790-1860

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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415924443
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/25/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Richard Newman is Assistant Professor of History at the Rochester Institute of Technology; Patrick Rael is Assistant Professor of History at Bowdoin College; and Phillip Lapsansky is an archivist at the Library Company of Philadelphia.

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Table of Contents

1 A Narrative of the proceedings of the Black People During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia (1794) 32
2 A Charge (1797) 44
3 A Dialogue Between a Virginian and an African Minister (1810) 52
4 Series of Letters by a Man of Colour (1813) 66
5 An Oration on the Abolition of the Slave Trade (1814) 74
6 An Address before the Pennsylvania Augustine Society (1818) 80
7 Ethiopian Manifesto (1829) 84
8 Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World (1829, 1830) 90
9 Address to the National Convention of 1834 (1834) 110
10 Address Delivered Before the African Female Benevolent Society of Troy (1834) 114
11 Productions (1835) 122
12 Appeal of Forty Thousand Citizens, Threatened with Disfranchisement, to the People of Pennsylvania (1837) 132
13 New York Committee of Vigilance for the Year 1837, together with Important Facts Relative to Their Proceedings (1837) 144
14 Address to the Slaves of the United States of America (1848) 156
15 Proceedings of the National Convention of Colored People (1847) 166
16 Report of the Proceedings of the Colored National Convention ... held in Cleveland (1848) 178
17 Essay on the Character and Condition of the African Race (1852) 190
18 A Plea for Emigration, or Notes of Canada West (1852) 198
19 Address to the People of the United States (1853) 214
20 Political Destiny of the Colored Race on the American Continent (1854) 226
21 The History of the Haitian Revolution (1855) 240
22 An Appeal to the Females of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (1857) 254
23 A Vindication of the Capacity of the Negro for Self-Governement and Civilized Progress (1857) 262
24 The English Language in Liberia (1861) 282
25 Negro Self-Respect and Pride of Race (1862) 304
Index 311
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