Subversives: Antislavery Community in Washington, D. C., 1828-1865 / Edition 1

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LSU Press

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807128381
  • Publisher: Longleaf Services
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Series: Antislavery, Abolition, and Atlantic World Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Stanley Harrold, is the author of American Abolitionists and The Abolitionists and the South, among other books, and a professor of history at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg.

LSU Press

Stanley Harrold, is the author of American Abolitionists and The Abolitionists and the South, among other books, and a professor of history at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg.

LSU Press

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Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations Used in Notes
Introduction: Slavery and Its Opponents at a Vulnerable Point 1
1 Chesapeake Origins 13
2 Elements of a Biracial Antislavery Community 36
3 Charles T. Torrey, Thomas Smallwood, and the Underground Railroad 64
4 The Bureau of Humanity and the Sectional Struggle 94
5 The Pearl Fugitives and the Subversives 116
6 Subversives in 1850: Persistence, Change, Limits 146
7 Myrtilla Miner's School: Education, Feminism, Biracialism 174
8 The Weems Family and the Antislavery Network 203
9 Transformation and Disintegration 225
Conclusion: The Significance of Subversive Biracialism 253
Essay on Sources 259
Index 271
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