Race And Liberty In America

Author: Jonathan Bean
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813173620
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In Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader, author Jonathan Bean argues that the historical record does not conveniently fit into either of these categories and that knowledge of the American classical liberal tradition is ...

For Labor Race And Liberty

Author: Bruce L. Mouser
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 0299249131
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Bruce L. Mouser follows Taylor’s life and career in Arkansas, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Florida, giving life to a figure representing a generation of African American idealists whose initial post-slavery belief in political and ...

Race And Liberty In The New Nation

Author: Eva Sheppard Wolf
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 0807131946
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"By examining how ordinary Virginia citizens grappled with the vexing problem of slavery in a society dedicated to universal liberty, Eva Sheppard Wolf broadens our understanding of such important concepts as freedom, slavery, emancipation, ...

Slavery And The Founders

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317520246
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This third edition of Slavery and the Founders incorporates a new chapter on the regulation and eventual (1808) banning of the African slave trade.

Church State And Race

Author: Ryan P. Jordan
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761858113
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This book seeks to destabilize the widespread assumption that the dominant American culture inevitably trends toward greater freedom in the realm of personal expression.

A Race For Liberty

Author: William Burson
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 9781358000508
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Recasting American Liberty

Author: Barbara Young Welke
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521649667
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In this sense, as is true of each of the legal narratives told here, the law of race
had both its own story and was exemplary of a broader pattern in the construction
of a protectionist state. Yet nowhere was the conundrum at the center of this study
of individual liberty in turn-of- the-century America more boldly, painfully present:
protection of liberty - whether the safeguarding of physical and psychic integrity
or of status - was paired with limitations on individual autonomy. Even in
attempting ...

New Perspectives On The Early Republic

Author: Ralph D. Gray
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252063756
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Race, Sex, and the Dimensions of Liberty in Antebellum America JEAN
MATTHEWS 1 he world has never had a good definition of the word 'liberty,' "
wrote Abraham Lincoln in 1864, "and the American people . . . are much in the
want of one." In antebellum America the continued prominence of revolutionary
traditions together with the existence of slavery made it tempting to celebrate
liberty rather than probe deeply into its meaning. Yet the meaning of liberty was
being explored, ...

Life And Liberty In America Sketches Of A Tour In The United States And Canada In 1857 8

Author: Charles Mackay
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 159605431X
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Greece was to Persia, and as Home was to Carthage in ancient days — as
England was to France within the memory of living men — so are the United
States to the Spanish races on the North American continent, and more
especially to the Mexicans, There is deadly and traditional enmity between them,
and a growing conviction on the part of the Anglo-Saxon race, strengthened by
prejudice, by passion, ...

Liberty And Justice For All

Author: Ronald Cedric White
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 9780664224936
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" The story of slavery and the bloody civil war that abolished it has been told, but the story of the struggle for liberty and justice by and for African Americans in the half-century following the end of Reconstruction has been largely ...