The Resource Race patriotism : protest and print culture in the A.M.E. Church, Julius H. Bailey, (electronic resource)

Race patriotism : protest and print culture in the A.M.E. Church, Julius H. Bailey, (electronic resource)

Label
Race patriotism : protest and print culture in the A.M.E. Church
Title
Race patriotism
Title remainder
protest and print culture in the A.M.E. Church
Statement of responsibility
Julius H. Bailey
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Race Patriotism: Protest and Print Culture in the A.M.E. Church examines important nineteenth-century social issues through the lens of the AME Church and its publications. This book explores the ways in which leaders and laity constructed historical narratives around varied locations to sway public opinion of the day. Drawing on the official church newspaper, the Christian Recorder, and other denominational and rare major primary sources, Bailey goes beyond previously published works that focus solely on the founding era of the tradition or the eastern seaboard or post-bellum South to produce a work than breaks new historiographical ground by spanning the entirety of the nineteenth century and exploring new geographical terrain such as the American West. Through careful analysis of AME print culture, Bailey demonstrates that far from focusing solely on the "politics of uplift" and seeking to instill bourgeois social values in black society as other studies have suggested, black authors, intellectuals, and editors used institutional histories and other writings for activist purposes and reframed protest in new ways in the postbellum period. Adding significantly to the literature on the history of the book and reading in the nineteenth century, Bailey examines AME print culture as a key to understanding African American social reform recovering the voices of black religious leaders and writers to provide a more comprehensive and nuanced portrayal of the central debates and issues facing African Americans in the nineteenth century such as migration westward, selecting the appropriate referent for the race, Social Darwinism, and the viability of emigration to Africa. Scholars and students of religious studies, African American studies, American studies, history, and journalism will welcome this pioneering new study."--Project Muse
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bailey, Julius
Index
index present
LC call number
BX8443
LC item number
.B35 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
ebrary
Series statement
Christian recorder
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • American literature
  • Christian literature
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • African Americans
  • American literature
  • Blacks
  • Christian literature
  • Publishers and publishing
  • United States
Label
Race patriotism : protest and print culture in the A.M.E. Church, Julius H. Bailey, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-145) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Public protest and the emergent Black religious press -- The Christian recorder and the cultivation of a reading culture -- Western Zions -- Should "African" remain in our title? -- The rhetoric of African emigration
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781572338807
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794003378
  • (OCoLC)ocn794003378
Label
Race patriotism : protest and print culture in the A.M.E. Church, Julius H. Bailey, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-145) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Public protest and the emergent Black religious press -- The Christian recorder and the cultivation of a reading culture -- Western Zions -- Should "African" remain in our title? -- The rhetoric of African emigration
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781572338807
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794003378
  • (OCoLC)ocn794003378

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