Platform for change : the foundations of the northern free Black community, 1775-1865 / Harry Reed

Author(s): Reed, Harry A. (Harry Atwood), 1934-
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Subjects: African Americans--History--To 1863
African Americans--History--1863-1877
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 1994
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: viii, 256 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Background 1
The Church: Spiritual Sustenance Was Not Enough 17
Organizations: The Role of Self-Help, Fraternal, Women's, and Miscellaneous Groups in Creating a Community Infrastructure 57
Black Newspapers: Defenders of the Community Establishing and Maintaining a Public Voice 97
The Convention Movement: Public Forum for Black Ideas and Black Leaders 127
Emigrationism: Toward the Evolution of a Nationalist Ideology 163
Conclusion 213
Bibliography 225
Index 247
Notes: LCCN: 93037526
ISBN: 0870133411
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-245) and index
OCLC Number: 28965778
ISBN/ISSN: 0870133411