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Best Books and Articles on: Free Blacks in Antebellum America

1. In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community, and Protest among Northern Free Blacks, 1700-1860
by James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton. 340 pgs.

...among northern free Blacks, 1700-1860 James Oliver...0-19-512465-0 pbk. 1. Afro-Americans -- History -- To 1863. 2. Free Afro-Americans -- History...9 8 6 4 2 Printed in...

2. Black Bostonians: Family Life and Community Struggle in the Antebellum North
by James Horton Oliver, Lois E. Horton. 198 pgs.

...free-black life in the antebellum South and...Bostons free blacks. 7 Social...analysis of America from the...seafaring for antebellum blacks in his marvelously...African...

3. Jehiel C. Beman: A Leader of the Northern Free Black Community, in The Journal of Negro History by Jennifer Lee James. 25 pgs.

...the African-American community, the role of blacks in abolitionism...of these free black communities...of African-Americans to participate in the elective...important for...

4. Bounded Lives, Bounded Places: Free Black Society in Colonial New Orleans, 1769-1803
by Kimberly S. Hanger. 250 pgs.

...those which Americans confront in todays multicultural...fact most free blacks did not choose...Color in the antebellum era of the...disappear when blacks and mulattoes...

5. Black Sailors: Afro-American Merchant Seamen and Whalemen Prior to the Civil War
by Martha S. Putney. 180 pgs.

...important part of Americas burgeoning commercial life in the antebellum period. Numbers...cosmopolitan. The blacks on these ships...naturalized American citizens...

6. In My Father's House Are Many Mansions: Family and Community in Edgefield, South Carolina (Chap. 5 "The Free Afro-American in Antebellum Edgefield")
by Orville Vernon Burton. 480 pgs.

...American in Antebellum Edgefield...Postbellum Afro-American Family Life...Who Died in 1860...Characteristics of Free Black Households...Occupations of Free Blacks, 1850...

7. The Negro in Maryland: A Study of the Institution of Slavery (Chap. 5 "The Free Negro")
by Jeffrey R. Brackett. 272 pgs.

...UNITED STATES OF AMERICA CONTENTS...V.--THE FREE NEGRO , 175 THE NEGRO IN MARYLAND...while the free blacks became more...was therefore free by the laws...West River, in..
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8. The Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784-1860 (Chap. 4 "Free Women Of Color") by Suzanne Lebsock. 326 pgs.

...debasement. What gains free blacks were able to make in the antebellum period--and they...century. In the antebellum decades, the...tobacco factories in...

9. I Will Wear No Chain!: A Social History of African-American Males (Chap. 2 "The Context of Black Masculine Development During the Antebellum Era") by Christopher B. Booker. 262 pgs.

...unenslaved blacks during the antebellum era. Chapter...that African American males played...participate equally in southern...shoemaker in Virginia...was born free but was...

10. History of Black Americans: From the Compromise of 1850 to the End of the Civil War (Chap. 2 "Black Reaction to the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850: Terror in the Black Community") by Philip S. Foner. 540 pgs. ..24. Blacks and Abraham...27. Free at Last...third volume in the projected...History of Black Americans . The second...The role of blacks in the Civil War...history of black...

11. Reconsidering the "Forced" Exodus of 1829: Free Black Emigration from Cincinnati, Ohio to Wilberforce, Canada, in The Journal of African American History by Clayton E. Cramer. 165 pgs. ...Typically, antebellum mob action directed toward free blacks was intended...examples in American history of...assaults denied free blacks their civil...to testify in court...


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