From Bondage to Liberation: Writings by and about Afro-Americans from 1700 to 1918



From Bondage to Liberation: Writings by and about Afro-Americans from 1700 to 1918

This edition

"From Bondage to Liberation: Writings by and about Afro-Americans from 1700 to 1918" . Ed. Faith Berry. New York: Continuum, 2001. 487 pp.; repr. 2006.

Table of contents

Pt. 1. From Slavery to the Civil War. Samuel Sewall (1652-1730). From The Selling of Joseph (1700). John Woolman (1720-72). From Some Considerations on the Keeping Negroes: Part Second (1762). Thomas Paine (1737-1809). "African Slavery in America" (1775). Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826). From Notes on the State of Virginia (1785). Letter to Marquis de Chastellux (1785). Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806). A Letter to Thomas Jefferson (1791). Jupiter Hammon (1711-ca. 1806?). An Address to the Negroes in The State of New York (1787). Olaudah Equiano [Gustavus Vassa] (ca. 1745-ca. 1797). From The Interesting Narrative of the Life ... (1789). Benjamin Franklin (1706-90). An Address to the Public: ... for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes ... (1789). Absalom Jones (1746-1818). From A Thanksgiving Sermon on Abolition of the Slave Trade (1808). Samuel E. Comish (1795-1858) and John B. Russwurm (1799-1851). "To Our Patrons" - Opening Editorial of Freedom's Journal (1827). James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851). "On Slavery" (1838). "On American Slavery" (1838). David Walker (1785-1830). From Article IV of David Walker's Appeal in Four Articles (1829-30). William Lloyd Garrison (1805-79). "To the Public" - The Liberator's First Editorial (1831). Maria W. Stewart (1803-79). From Religion and the Pure Principles of Morality ... (1831). Nat Turner (1800-1831). From The Confessions of Nat Turner, the leader of the late insurrection in Southampton, Va. (1831). Frances Milton Trollope (1780-1863). From Domestic Manners of the Americans (1832). John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870). From Swallow Barn; or, A Sojourn in the Old Dominion (1832). Lydia Mana Francis Child (1802-80). From An Appeal in Favor of Americans Called Africans (1833). John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-92). From Justice and Expediency ... (1833). Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59). From Democracy in America (1835). James Kirke Paulding (1778-1860). From Slavery in the United States (1836). Angelina Grimke (1805-79). From Appeal to the Christian Women of the Southern States (1836). Theodore Dwight Weld (1803-95). From American Slavery as It Is (1839). Sarah Mapps Douglass (1806-82). A Letter to Brother Garrison [w/Grace Douglass] (1839). William Whipper (1804?-76). On "Colorphobia" - from a Letter in the Colored American (1841). Henry Highland Garnet (1815-82). "An Address to the Slaves of the United States" (1843). Frederick Douglass (1818?-95). "The Rights of Women" (1848). Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-96). From Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: "Poor White Trash" (1853). George Fitzhugh (1806-81). From Sociology of the South (1854). William Gilmore Simms (1806-70). From Woodcraft; or, Hawks about the Dovecote ... (1854). Martin Robison Delany (1812-85). From The Political Destiny of the Colored Race (1854). William Wells Brown (ca. 1816-84). From Sketches of Places and People Abroad: The American Fugitive in Europe (1854). William Cooper (ca. 1814-74). From The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution (1855). Roger Brooke Tancy (1777-1864). From Dred Scott Decision: Opinion of the Court (1857). Walt Whitman (1819-92). Slavery (1857). Josiah Henson (1789-1883). From Truth Stranger Than Fiction: Father Henson's Story of His Own Life (1858). John Brown (1800-1859). Last Speech to the Virginia Court (November 2, 1859). Charles Howard Langston (1817-92). A Black Abolitionist in Defense of John Brown (November 18, 1859). Henry David Troreau (1817-62). From A Plea for John Brown (1859). Sarah Parker Remond (1826-1894). An Exchange of Letter on American Citizenship (1859). Robert Purvis (1810-98). From Your Government - It Is Not Mine (1860). Ellen Craft (ca. 1826-97) and William Craft (1827-1900). From Running a Thusand Miles for Freedom (1860). Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). From The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller's Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States (1861). Mary Boykin Chesnut (1823-86). From A Diary from Dixie (1861). Harriet Jacobs [Linda Brent] (1813-97). From Incidents in the Life of a Slave girl ... (1861). Nathaniel Hawthome (1804-64). From Chiefly about War Matters (1862). Abraham Lincoln (1809-65). Address on Colonization ... (1862). Meditation on the Divine Will (1862). Isabella Van Wagenen [Sojourner Truth] (1797-1883). Letter after a Visit to President Lincoln (1864). Charlotte L. Forten Grimke (1837-1914). From The Journal of Charlotte L. Forten (1863). Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911). From Army Life in a Black Regiment (1870) -- Pt. 2. From Radical Reconstruction to the Dawn of the Harlem Renaissance. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911). From Speech to Eleventh National Women's Rights Convention (1866). Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908). The Old Plantation (1877). Alexander Crummell (1819-98). From The Black Woman of the South: Her Neglects and Her Needs (1883). T. Thomas Fortune (1856-1928). From Black and White: Land, Labor, and Politics in the South (1884). Albion W. Tourgee (1838-1905). From An Appeal to Caesar (1884). George Washington Cable (1844-1925). From The Freedman's Case in Equity (1885). Booker T. Washington (1856-1915). The South as an Opening for a Career (1888). James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938). Best Methods of Removing the Disabilities of Caste from the Negro (1892). William Dean Howells (1837-1920). Fron An Imperative Duty (1892). Anna Julia Cooper (1858-1964). From A Voice from the South (1892). Fannie Barrier Williams (1855-1944). From The Present Status and Intellectual Progress of Colored Women (1893). Samuel L. Clemens [Mark Twain] (1835-1910). From the Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894). Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906). The Intervention of Peter (1898). Sutton Griggs (1872-1930). From Imperium in Imperio (1899). Caroline Hollingswoth Pemberton (186?-1927). From Stephen the Black (1899). George Henry White (1852-1918). Fron The Negroes' Temporary Farewell to Congress (1901). Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932). White Weeds (ca. 1903). Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1859-1930). From As the Lord Lives, He Is One of Our Mother's Children (1903). William Monroe Trotter (1872-1934). Has the Race the Element of Self-Salvation in It? (1903). The Niagara Movement: The Men and Ideas behind It. From The Niagara Movement "Declaration of Principles" (1905). Kelly Miller (1863-1939). An Open Letter to Thomas Dixon, Jr. (1905). Ida B. Wells-Bamett (1869-1931). "Brutal Burnt Offerings" (1909). Oswald Garrison Villard (1872-1949). "A Call to Action" - the Advent of the NAACP (190.̃ William Pickens (1881-1954). From The New Negro (1916). Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950). From A Century of Negro Migration (1918).

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