Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Hardcover

Published: 18 October 2017

312 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190676643


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Jim Crow North

The Struggle for Equal Rights in Antebellum New England

Richard Archer

  • Highlights the struggle for equal rights in antebellum New England and the fact that the term "Jim Crow" originated there in 1839
  • Provides a unique interpretation that racism in the early 19th century grew from rapid emancipation, not gradual emancipation
  • Uncovers data on mixed marriages in New England before the Civil War
  • Shows how different racism in New England from that in other sections of the country
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