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Roberts, Rita
Evangelicalism and the politics of reform in northern Black thought, 1776-1863 / Rita Roberts
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E185.9 .R63 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Race identity -- Northeastern States
African Americans -- Religion -- History
Evangelicalism -- United States -- History
Republicanism -- United States -- History
Free African Americans -- Northeastern States
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History
Physical Description x, 261 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-246) and index
Contents Becoming African, becoming Christian : religion and the evolution of a common identity -- Becoming American : Christian republicanism and African American identity -- They want us slaves forever : evangelical reform and the expansion of slavery -- We do not all of us think alike : evangelicalism and conflicting strategies for citizenship -- They despise us for our color : the problem of race and Black evangelical reform -- We love our country-- but we love liberty more : emigrationism, nationalism, evangelicalism, and the beginning of the Civil War
Series Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world

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