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Author Roberts, Rita.

Title Evangelicalism and the politics of reform in northern Black thought, 1776-1863 / Rita Roberts.

Published Baton Rouge, LA. : Louisiana State University Press, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.896073 ROBE    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 261 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world.
Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [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.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9780807137086 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807137081 (cloth : alk. paper)