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A Fragile Freedom

Erica Armstrong Dunbar

A Fragile Freedom

African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City (Society and the Sexes in the Modern Worl)

by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • Black studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10319558M
    ISBN 100300125917
    ISBN 109780300125917

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    Erica Armstrong Dunbar is the Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers University. Her first book, A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City, was published by Yale University Press in Her second book, Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge was a finalist for the National Book Released on: Janu   Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates is the World Book Capital City this year, while in , it is closer to home—in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Words to take to heart, from Unesco director-general Audrey Azoulay: “Books are at the intersection of some of the most essential human freedoms, primarily freedom of expression and freedom to publish.


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Product details Series: Society and the Sexes in the Modern World Paperback: pages Publisher: Yale University Press (Ap ) Language: English ISBN X ISBN Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x inches Shipping Weight: ounces ( 5/5(3).

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A Fragile Freedom argues that early nineteenth-century Philadelphia, where most African Americans were free, enacted a kind of rehearsal for the national emancipation that followed in the post–Civil War years. It explores the lives of the “regular” women of antebellum Philadelphia, the free black institutions that took root there, and the previously unrecognized importance of African American women to the.

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