Coming for to carry me home : race in America from abolitionism to Jim Crow / J. Michael Martinez

Author(s): Martinez, J. Michael (James Michael)
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Subjects: Race--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
African Americans--Civil rights--History--19th century
Slaves--Emancipation--United States
United States--Race relations--History--19th century
United States--Politics and government--19th century
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012
Series: The American crisis series
American crisis series
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations ix
Preface and Acknowledgments xi
Prologue: "We Have the Wolf by the Ear" 1
1.. "The Crimes of This Guilty Land Will Never Be Purged Away but with Blood" 15
2.. "Mr. President, You Are Murdering Your Country by Inches" 57
3.. "The Bondsman's Two Hundred and Fifty Years of Unrequited Toil Shall Be Sunk" 87
4.. "An Ungrateful, Despicable, Besotted Traitorous Man---An Incubus" 119
5.. "The Progress of Evolution from President Washington to President Grant Was Alone Evidence Enough to Upset Darwin" 155
6.. "Radicalism Is Dissolving---Going to Pieces, but What Is to Take Its Place Does Not Clearly Appear" 179
7.. "We Have Been, as a Class, Grievously Wounded, Wounded in the House of Our Friends" 203
Epilogue: "We Wcar the Mask That Grins and Lies" 233
Notes 243
Bibliography 285
Index 305
About the Author 319
Notes: LCCN: 2011039081
ISBN: 9781442214989 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1442214988 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781442215009 (electronic)
ISBN: 1442215003 (electronic)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xiv, 319 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 749855615
ISBN/ISSN: 9781442214989

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