Liberation historiography : African American writers and the challenge of history, 1794-1861 / by John Ernest.

As the story of the United States was recorded in pages written by white historians, early-19th-century African American writers faced the task of piecing together a counterhistory. Here, John Ernest demonstrates that African Americans created a body of writing in which the spiritual, the historical...

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Main Author: Ernest, John.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004.
Subjects:
USA
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Summary:As the story of the United States was recorded in pages written by white historians, early-19th-century African American writers faced the task of piecing together a counterhistory. Here, John Ernest demonstrates that African Americans created a body of writing in which the spiritual, the historical and the political are inextricably connected.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 426 pages)
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-412) and index.
ISBN:080786353X
9780807863534
080782853X
9780807828533
0807855219
9780807855218
Language:English.