respectable woman the public roles of African American women in 19th-century New York by Jane E. Dabel

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Published by New York University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African American women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions -- 19th century,
  • African American women -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century,
  • African American women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century,
  • Sex role -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century,
  • Women"s rights -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century,
  • Community life -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century,
  • Racism -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJane E. Dabel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.9.N4 D33 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16419775M
ISBN 100814720110
ISBN 109780814720110
LC Control Number2007049411

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