Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest Literature, 1790-1860

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Richard Newman, Patrick Rael, Phillip Lapsansky
Routledge, Nov 26, 2013 - History - 336 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Absalom Jones and Richard Allen A Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia 1794
33
2 Prince Hall A Charge 1797
45
3 Daniel Coker A Dialogue Between a Virginian and an African Minister 1810
53
4 James Forten Series of Letters by a Man of Colour 1813
67
5 Russell Parrott An Oration on the Abolition of the Slave Trade 1814
75
6 Prince Saunders An Address before the Pennsylvania Augustine Society 1818
81
7 Robert Alexander Young Ethiopian Manifesto 1829
85
14 Henry Highland Garnet Address to the Slaves of the United States of America 1848
157
15 Proceedings of the National Convention of Colored People 1847
167
16 Report of the Proceedings of the Colored National Convention held in Cleveland 1848
179
17 John W Lewis Essay on the Character and Condition of the African Race 1852
191
18 Mary Ann Shadd A Plea for Emigration or Notes of Canada West 1852
199
19 Frederick Douglass et al Address to the People of the United States 1853
215
20 Martin Delany Political Destiny of the Colored Race on the American Continent 1854
227
21 William Wells Brown The History of the Haitian Revolution 1855
241

8 David Walker Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World 1829 1830
91
9 William Hamilton Address to the National Convention of 1834 1834
111
10 Elizabeth Wicks Address Delivered Before the African Female Benevolent Society of Troy1834
115
11 Maria W Stewart Productions 1835
123
12 Robert Purvis Appeal of Forty Thousand Citizens Threatened with Disfranchisement to the People of Pennsylvania 1837
133
13 David Ruggles New York Committee of Vigilance for the Year 1837 together with Important Facts Relative to Their Proceedings 1837
145
22 Mary Still An Appeal to the Females of the African Methodist Episcopal Church 1857
255
23 J Theodore Holly A Vindication of the Capacity of the Negro for SelfGovernement and Civilized Progress 1857
263
24 Alexander Crummell The English Language in Liberia 1861
283
25 T Morris Chester Negro SelfRespect and Pride of Race 1862
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Index
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Richard Newman is Assistant Professor of History at the Rochester Institute of Technology; Patrick Rael is Assistant Professor of History at Bowdoin College; and Phillip Lapsansky is an archivist at the Library Company of Philadelphia.

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