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Title Nantucket's people of color : essays on history, politics, and community / edited by Robert Johnson, Jr.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2006.

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 Moore Stacks  F72.N2 N36 2006    Available  ---
Description vi, 254 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Absalom Boston and the development of Nantucket's African-American community / Isabel Kaldenback-Montemayor -- Before Douglass : racism & nationalism in Nantucket's newspapers in the early republic / John Saillant -- Anna Gardner : teacher of freedmen, "a disturber of tradition" / Barbara White -- Frederick Douglas[s] : the Nantucket connection / Pearlie Peters -- African American women in the 19th century Nantucket / Gloria Davis Goode -- Mary Ellen Pleasant's Nantucket / Lynn M. Hudson -- Making their mark : African Nantucketers and literacy / Frances Karttunen -- The Cape Verdean legacy of Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard and environs / Aminah Fernandes Pilgrim -- Patience A. Cooper : a re-evaluation of her arrest and trial in nineteenth century Nantucket / Robert Johnson, Jr. -- Non-maritime occupational and business history of African-Americans and Cape Verdeans / Robert C. Hayden.
Subject African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Nantucket Island -- History.
Cabo Verdean Americans -- Massachusetts -- Nantucket Island -- History.
Nantucket Island (Mass.) -- Race relations.
Added Author Johnson, Robert, Jr.
ISBN 9780761834946 (alk. paper)
076183494X (alk. paper)
9780761834953 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0761834958 (pbk. : alk. paper)