Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

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by Mary Seacole, William L. Andrews
     
 

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No autobiography by an Afro-American woman of the nineteenth century defies classification more than Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands (1857). A free-born Jamaican, evidently well protected from the tentacles of slavery, Mary Jane Grant Seacole did not write her narrative expressly to advance the cause of antislavery, as so many Afro-American women… See more details below

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No autobiography by an Afro-American woman of the nineteenth century defies classification more than Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands (1857). A free-born Jamaican, evidently well protected from the tentacles of slavery, Mary Jane Grant Seacole did not write her narrative expressly to advance the cause of antislavery, as so many Afro-American women autobiographers did during her era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195066722
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/29/1990
Series:
Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 4.63(h) x 0.70(d)

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