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Author Egerton, Douglas R.

Title Rebels, reformers, & revolutionaries : collected essays and second thoughts / Douglas R. Egerton.

Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 254 pages)
Series Crosscurrents in African American history
Crosscurrents in African American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Black independence struggles and the tale of two revolutions -- An upright man -- Gabriel's Conspiracy and the election of 1800 -- Fly across the river : the Easter Slave Conspiracy of 1802 -- Denmark Vesey and revolutionary theology -- Charles Fenton Mercer and public education in Virginia -- A new look at the American Colonization Society -- An update on Jacksonian historiography : the biographies -- Markets Without a market revolution : southern planters and capitalism -- The proslavery critique of the American Colonization Society -- The Tricolor in black and white : the French Revolution in Jefferson's Virginia -- A matter of blood : Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings Family.
Summary This collection of essays examines the lives and thoughts of three interrelated Southern groups - enslaved rebels, conservative white reformers, and white revolutionaries -presenting a clear and cogent understanding of race, reform, and conservatism in early American history.
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Subject Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Southern States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- Southern States -- History.
Slaves -- Political activity -- Southern States -- History.
Slave insurrections -- Southern States -- History.
African American social reformers -- Southern States -- History.
Social reformers -- Southern States -- History.
Revolutionaries -- Southern States -- History.
Southern States -- Social conditions.
Chronological Term 1775-1865
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Rebels, reformers and revolutionaries
Other Form: Print version: Egerton, Douglas R. Rebels, reformers, & revolutionaries 0415931223 (DLC) 2002002621 (OCoLC)49225289
ISBN 9781136701535 (electronic bk.)
1136701532 (electronic bk.)
1299867162 (ebk)
9781299867161 (ebk)
9781315023410 (e-book)
1315023415 (e-book)