Martin R. Delany: A Documentary Reader

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2003 - 507 Seiten
Martin R. Delany (1812-85) has been called the "Father of Black Nationalism," but his extraordinary career also encompassed the roles of abolitionist, physician, editor, explorer, politician, army officer, novelist, and political theorist. Despite his eno
 

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Martin R. Delany: a documentary reader

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One of the most influential African American leaders of the 19th century, abolitionist, physician, and editor Delany (1812-85) is considered the father of black nationalism. Gathered here are 100 ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Part One Pittsburgh the Mystery Freemasonry
21
Prospectus of the Mystery
26
Not Fair
28
Liberty or Death
30
Young Women
31
SelfElevation Tract Society
32
Farewell to Readers of the Mystery
34
Eulogy on the Life and Character of the Rev Fayette Davis
37
Letter to Henry Ward Beecher 17 June 1858
321
Canada Captain John Brown
324
Martin R Delany in Liberia
328
Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party
332
The International Statistical Congress
354
Africa and the African Race
358
Letter to James T Holly 15 January 1861
361
Letter to Robert Hamilton 28 September 1861
364

Its Introduction into the United States and Legitimacy among Colored Men A Treatise Delivered Before St Cyprian Lodge No 13 June 24th AD 1853...
45
Part Two The North Star
65
Western Tour for the North Star
69
True Patriotism
133
Sound the Alarm
137
Liberia
140
Political Economy
145
Domestic Economy
147
Southern Customs Madame Chevalier
153
Annexation of Cuba
156
The Redemption of Cuba
163
Letter to M H Burnham 5 October 1849
166
Delany and Frederick Douglass on Samuel R Ward
171
Part Three Debating Black Emigration
177
Protest against the First Resolution of the North American Convention
183
The Condition Elevation Emigration and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States
185
Letter to Oliver Johnson 30 April 1852
213
Letter to William Lloyd Garrison 14 May 1852
215
Letter to Frederick Douglass 10 July 1852
217
Delany and Douglass on Uncle Toms Cabin
220
Letter to Douglass 30 May 1853
234
Call for a National Emigration Convention of Colored Men to Be Held in Cleveland Ohio on the 24th 25th and 26th of August 1854
236
Letter to Douglass 7 November 1853
239
Political Destiny of the Colored Race on the American Continent
241
Political Aspect of the Colored People of the United States
276
What Does It Mean?
287
Letter to Garrison 19 February 1859
291
Blake or The Huts of America
293
Comets
309
Part Four Africa
311
A Project for an Expedition of Adventure to the Eastern Coast of Africa
316
Letter to James McCune Smith 11 January 1862
366
Letter to the Weekly AngloAfrican 22 January 1862
368
The Moral and Social Aspect of Africa
369
Part Five Civil War and Reconstruction
373
Letter to Edwin M Stanton 15 December 1863
379
The CouncilChamber President Lincoln
381
The Colored Citizens of Xenia
385
Two Documents
388
Prospects of the Freedmen of Hilton Head
392
Triple Alliance The Restoration of the South Salvation of Its Political Economy
397
Letter to the Colored Delegation 22 February 1866
399
Letter to Andrew Johnson 25 July 1866
402
Letter to Henry Highland Garnet 27 July 1867
405
Reflections on the War
407
To the Students of Wilberforce University Being Adapted to the Capacity of the NewlyEnfranchised Citizens the Freedmen
411
Homes for the Freedmen
421
Delany and Frederick Douglass Letter Exchange 1871
427
Delany for Lieutenant Governor
438
The South and Its Foes
444
Delany for Hampton
448
Politics on Edisto Island
452
Part Six The Republic of Liberia
455
Letter on President Warner of Liberia 1866
459
The African Exodus
462
The Origin of Races and Color with an Archeological Compendium of Ethiopian and Egyptian Civilization from Years of Careful Examination and ...
464
Letter to William Coppinger 18 December 1880
480
Chronology
483
Selected Bibliography
487
Index
491
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Über den Autor (2003)

Robert S. Levine is professor of English and director of graduate studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. His books include Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the Politics of Representative Identity.

Robert S. Levine is professor of English and director of graduate studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. His books include Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the Politics of Representative Identity.

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