DMCA. Copyrighted Work that you can Claim.
Base have 120 000 books.

📙 Raising Freedom's Child: Black Children and Visions of the Future After Slavery (American History and Culture Series) by Mary Niall Mitchell — download pdf

The end of slavery in the United States inspired conflicting visions of the future for all Americans in the nineteenth century, black and white, slave and free. The black child became a figure upon which people projected their hopes and fears about slavery’s abolition. As a member of the first generation of African Americans raised in freedom, the black child—freedom’s child—offered up the possibility that blacks might soon enjoy the same privileges as whites: landownership, equality, autonomy. Yet for most white southerners, this vision was unwelcome, even frightening. Many northerners, too, expressed doubts about the consequences of abolition for the nation and its identity as a white republic.From the 1850s and the Civil War to emancipation and the official end of Reconstruction in 1877, Raising Freedom’s Child examines slave emancipation and opposition to it as a far-reaching, national event with profound social, political, and cultural consequences. Mary Niall Mitchell analyzes multiple views of the black child—in letters, photographs, newspapers, novels, and court cases—to demonstrate how Americans contested and defended slavery and its abolition.With each chapter, Mitchell narrates an episode in the lives of freedom’s children, from debates over their education and labor to the future of racial classification and American citizenship.Raising Freedom’s Child illustrates how intensely the image of the black child captured the imaginations of many Americans during the upheavals of the Civil War era. Through public struggles over the black child, Mitchell argues, Americans by turns challenged and reinforced the racial inequality fostered under slavery in the United States. Only with the triumph of segregation in public schools in 1877 did the black child lose her central role in the national debate over civil rights, a role she would not play again until the 1950s.

About book:

  • Author: Mary Niall Mitchell
  • Year: 2008
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 0814757197,9780814757192,9780814795705

About file:

  • File size: 1 021 493
  • Format: pdf

Security code:
Download button

Similar books results

Educating our Black Children: New Directions and Radical Approaches
Educating our Black Children: New Directions and Radical Approaches free pdf by Richard Majors

Exclusion and miseducation of black children is endemic in the US and UK. This book takes a long, hard look at the two countries and uncovers what they can learn from each other in their approaches to tackling this problem. The material in the book is the...

A Society to Match the Scenery: Personal Visions of the Future of the American West
A Society to Match the Scenery: Personal Visions of the Future of the American West free epub by Gary Holthaus

The result of two remarkable conferences held by the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado, A Society to Match the Scenery is a diverse collection of essays on the future of the American West from many of the region’s most talented wri...

Children and Pensions
Children and Pensions free pdf by Alessandro Cigno, Martin Werding

The rapidly aging populations of many developed countries—most notably Japan and member countries of the European Union—present obvious problems for the public pension plans of these countries. Not only will there be disproportionately fewer workers makin...

Gender and Child Welfare in Society
Gender and Child Welfare in Society epub download by

Considers ways in which raising questions about gender can help researchers and practitioners better understand family relationships and issues in children's development Draws on current developments in thinking about gender relations Offers an overview...

Happy kids : the secret of raising well-behaved, contented children
Happy kids : the secret of raising well-behaved, contented children epub download by Glass, Cathy

Drawing on a combination of years of training and extensive personal experience, in this comprehensive guide, Cathy passes on her tried and tested methods for guiding, nurturing and disciplini ng children. Approaching child development chronologically, th...

Children and War: A Historical Anthology
Children and War: A Historical Anthology free epub by James Marten, Robert Coles

The American media has recently ''discovered'' children's experiences in present-day wars. A week-long series on the plight of child soldiers in Africa and Latin America was published in Newsday and newspapers have decried the U.S. government's reluctance...

Children in Difficulty
Children in Difficulty download pdf by Julian Elliott

Written by two practising clinicians, this book is designed as a guide for those who work with children. In clear, simple language it focuses upon some of the most common, yet often incapacitating difficulties which are frequently encountered by young chi...

The Heart of a Woman
The Heart of a Woman epub download by Maya Angelou Review Millions have read Maya Angelou's national bestseller *The Heart of a Woman*, and now you can hear her fascinating story in the author's own voice. Angelou exposes a turbulent period of her life as she struggles to raise a child, fulfi...

Seizing freedom : slave emancipation and liberty for all
Seizing freedom : slave emancipation and liberty for all free download by Roediger, David R

Forceful and detailed account of the struggle for “freedom” after the American Civil War How did America recover after its years of civil war? How did freed men and women, former slaves, respond to their newly won freedom? David Roediger’s radical new his...

Proteins free epub by Jaap H. Waterborg, Harry R. Matthews (auth.), John M. Walker (eds.)

In recent years there has been a tremendous increase in our understanding of the functioning of the cell at the molecular level. This has been achieved in the main by the invention and development of new methodology, parti- larly in that area generally re...

Environmental Physiology and Biochemistry of Insects
Environmental Physiology and Biochemistry of Insects free pdf by Klaus H. Hoffmann (auth.), Professor Dr. Klaus H. Hoffmann (eds.)

Of all the zoological classes the insects are the most numerous in species and the most varied in structure. Estimates of the number 18 of species vary from 1 to 10 million, and 10 individuals are es­ timated to be alive at any given moment. In their evol...

Platelet Membrane Glycoproteins
Platelet Membrane Glycoproteins pdf free by Ernst F. LĂźscher (auth.), James N. George M.D., Alan T. Nurden Ph.D., David R. Phillips Ph.D. (eds.)

It was just about ten years ago that platelet membrane glycoproteins were first charac­ terized and their abnormalities in congenital bleeding disorders first recognized. Dur­ ing this decade there has been a remarkable growth in our understanding of the ...

Tidal Flat Ecology: An Experimental Approach to Species Interactions
Tidal Flat Ecology: An Experimental Approach to Species Interactions epub download by Karsten Reise (auth.)

The tidal coastline presents a fascinating ecological world. Rocky shores with their recurrent zonation of algae and sessile invertebrates demonstrate the orderliness of nature, apparently obeying general explan­ atory principles. The niche theory could j...

Genetic Flux in Plants
Genetic Flux in Plants free epub by H. Fraenkel-Conrat (auth.), Dr. Barbara Hohn, Dr. Elisabeth S. Dennis (eds.)

Genetic material is in flux: this is one of the most exciting recent concepts in molecular biology. This volume of "Plant Gene Research" describes changes that occur in the genetic material of plants. It is worthwhile re­ membering that the first examples...

Seed Ecology
Seed Ecology download pdf by Michael Fenner (auth.)

This book is about the regeneration of plants from seed under field conditions. It attempts to give a reasonably balanced overview of the many aspects of this broad topic. The first chapter introduces some general ideas about reproduction in plants. Subse...

Photosynthesis during leaf development
Photosynthesis during leaf development download pdf by Z. à esták, J. Čatský (auth.), Zdenĕk à estăk (eds.)

Weinanalytik epub download by Professor Dr. A. Rapp (auth.)

Transport Processes, Iono- and Osmoregulation: Current Comparative Approaches
Transport Processes, Iono- and Osmoregulation: Current Comparative Approaches pdf free by Y. Saito, E. M. Wright (auth.), Professor Dr. Raymond Gilles, Dr. Michelle Gilles-Baillien (eds.)

This volume is one of those published from the proceedings of the invited lectures to the First International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry I organized at Liege (Belgium) in August 1984 under the auspices of the Section of Comparativ...

Heredity and Visual Development
Heredity and Visual Development free epub by Gerald J. Chader, Gustavo Aguirre, Somes Sanyal (auth.), Joel B. Sheffield, S. Robert Hilfer (eds.)

The eye has fascinated scientists from the earliest days of biological in­ vestigation. The diversity of its parts and the precision of their interaction make it a favorite model system for a variety of developmental studies. The eye is a particularly val...