The Resource Colored travelers : mobility and the fight for citizenship before the Civil War, Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

Colored travelers : mobility and the fight for citizenship before the Civil War, Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

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Colored travelers : mobility and the fight for citizenship before the Civil War
Title
Colored travelers
Title remainder
mobility and the fight for citizenship before the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"Americans have long regarded the freedom of travel a central tenet of citizenship. Yet, in the United States, freedom of movement has historically been a right reserved for whites. In this book, Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor shows that African Americans fought obstructions to their mobility over 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus. These were "colored travelers," activists who relied on steamships, stagecoaches, and railroads to expand their networks and to fight slavery and racism. This book tells the story of how the basic act of traveling emerged as a front line in the battle for African American equal rights before the Civil War"--
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Pryor, Elizabeth Stordeur
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.18
LC item number
.P75 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Freedom of movement
  • Travel restrictions
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Freedom of movement
  • Social conditions
  • Travel restrictions
  • United States
Label
Colored travelers : mobility and the fight for citizenship before the Civil War, Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover ; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One. Nigger and Home: An Etymology ; Chapter Two. Becoming Mobile in the Age of Segregation ; Chapter Three. Activist Respectability and the Birth of the "Jim Crow Car" ; Chapter Four. Documenting Citizenship: Colored Travelers and the Passport ; Chapter Five. The Atlantic Voyage and Black Radicalism ; Epilogue. Abroad: Sensing Freedom ; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K ; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469628592
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962258243
  • (OCoLC)ocn962258243
Label
Colored travelers : mobility and the fight for citizenship before the Civil War, Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover ; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One. Nigger and Home: An Etymology ; Chapter Two. Becoming Mobile in the Age of Segregation ; Chapter Three. Activist Respectability and the Birth of the "Jim Crow Car" ; Chapter Four. Documenting Citizenship: Colored Travelers and the Passport ; Chapter Five. The Atlantic Voyage and Black Radicalism ; Epilogue. Abroad: Sensing Freedom ; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K ; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469628592
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962258243
  • (OCoLC)ocn962258243

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