Rebels, Reformers, and Revolutionaries: Collected Essays and Second Thoughts

Rebels, Reformers, and Revolutionaries: Collected Essays and Second Thoughts

by Douglas R. Egerton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415931223

ISBN-13: 9780415931229

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This collection of essays examines the lives and thoughts of three interrelated Southern groups - enslaved rebels, conservative white reformers, and white revolutionaries -presenting a clear and cogent understanding of race, reform, and conservatism in early American history.  See more details below

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This collection of essays examines the lives and thoughts of three interrelated Southern groups - enslaved rebels, conservative white reformers, and white revolutionaries -presenting a clear and cogent understanding of race, reform, and conservatism in early American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415931229
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
Crosscurrents in African American History Series
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. IRebels1
Ch. 1Black Independence Struggles and the Tale of Two Revolutions3
Ch. 2An Upright Man21
Ch. 3Gabriel's Conspiracy and the Election of 180039
Ch. 4Fly Across the River: The Easter Slave Conspiracy of 180257
Ch. 5"Why They Did Not Preach Up This Thing": Denmark Vesey and Revolutionary Theology75
Pt. IIReformers91
Ch. 6Charles Fenton Mercer and Public Education in Virginia93
Ch. 7"Its Origin is Not a Little Curious": A New Look at the American Colonization Society107
Ch. 8An Update on Jacksonian Historiography: The Biographies121
Ch. 9Markets Without a Market Revolution: Southern Planters and Capitalism135
Ch. 10Averting a Crisis: The Proslavery Critique of the American Colonization Society147
Pt. IIIRevolutionaries161
Ch. 11The Tricolor in Black and White: The French Revolution in Jefferson's Virginia163
Ch. 12A Matter of Blood: Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings Family175
Notes191
Index247

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