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By Prof. Erica Armstrong Dunbar

This e-book is the 1st to chronicle the lives of African American ladies within the city north through the early years of the republic. A Fragile Freedom investigates how African American girls in Philadelphia journeyed from enslavement to the precarious prestige of “free individuals” within the a long time prime as much as the Civil battle and examines similar advancements within the towns of recent York and Boston.

 

Erica Armstrong Dunbar argues that early nineteenth-century Philadelphia, the place such a lot African americans have been unfastened, enacted a type of practice session for the nationwide emancipation that within the post–Civil warfare years. She explores the lives of the “regular” ladies of antebellum Philadelphia, the unfastened black associations that took root there, and the formerly unrecognized value of African American girls to the background of yank cities.

 

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