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Author Phillips, Christopher, 1959 November 1-

Title Freedom's port : the African American community of Baltimore, 1790-1860 / Christopher Phillips.

Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  975.2600496 PHIL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 350 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Blacks in the New World.
Blacks in the New World.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-336) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. A City of Transients, ca. 1790-ca. 1820. 1. Slavery and the Growth of Baltimore. 2. The Roots of Quasi-Freedom. 3. The Urban Melange. 4. The Contours of Quasi-Freedom -- Pt. 2. A Community of Commitment, ca. 1820-60. 5. Climbing Jacob's Ladder. 6. The Maturation of a Black Community. 7. "Cursed with Freedom" 8. "Freedom Shall Not Perish"
Subject African Americans -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- History -- 19th century.
Free African Americans -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- History -- 19th century.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Race relations.
ISBN 0252066189 (paperback: acid-free paper)
0252023153 (acid-free paper)