The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution / Edition 2

The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution / Edition 2

by Sidney Kaplan, Emma Nogrady Kaplan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0870236636

ISBN-13: 9780870236631

Pub. Date: 09/01/1989

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

This carefully researched history details the military, political, economic, and cultural experience of black people during the era of the American Revolution. Beginning with Crispus Attucks, the first man killed in the Revolutionary action, the authors recount a series of fascinating personal histories. The text is highlighted by excerpts form letters, journals,

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This carefully researched history details the military, political, economic, and cultural experience of black people during the era of the American Revolution. Beginning with Crispus Attucks, the first man killed in the Revolutionary action, the authors recount a series of fascinating personal histories. The text is highlighted by excerpts form letters, journals, newspaper articles, and other documents, as well as by poems, broadsides, and passages from magazines of the day.

The book is a revised and expanded edition of the authors' classic catalog that accompanied a pioneering exhibition mounted in 1973 by the National Portrait Gallery.

University of Massachusetts Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870236631
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
09/01/1989
Edition description:
revised edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,216,952
Product dimensions:
6.91(w) x 10.01(h) x 0.79(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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