THE BLACK PRESENCE IN THE ERA OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, 1770-1800

Kaplan, Sidney

Published by NY Graphic Society, NY, 1973
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Fine in Very Good- jacket.; First edition. Includes frontispiece reprod. Of painting. 8 color plates, 100 black and white illustrations. ; 4to - 11" to 13" tall; Notes: Illustrations selected from the exhibition The Black presence in the era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800, held at the National Portrait Gallery, July 1973. Description: xii, 241 pages illustrations, facsimiles, portraits 29 cm. Contents: I. Preludes to the Declaration : Crispus Attucks and the Boston Massacre ; Aftermath to Attucks: Portraits in Petitions ; The shot heard round the world: Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, and Great Bridge ; The Declaration of Independence --II. Bearers of Arms: Patriot and Tory : A Trio with the Generals: William Lee, James Armistead Lafayette, Agrippa Hull ; A Muster of Brave Soldiers and Sailors ; Three Black Units ; In the Service of the King --III. The Black Clergy : Founders of the African Baptist Church: David George, George Liele, Andrew Bryan ; Founders of the African Methodist Church: Richard Allen, Absalom Jones, Peter Williams ; Three Black Ministers: John Marrant, John Chavis, Lemuel Haynes --IV. The Emergence of Gifts and Powers : Benjamin Banneker ; Captain Paul Cuffe ; Jean Baptiste Point du Sable ; Dr. James Derham and Thomas Fuller ; Phillis Wheatley ; Jupiter Hammon ; Prince Hall: organizer ; Olaudah Equiano: The Image of Africa --V. Eleven against the Odds : Lucy Terry Prince: Vermont Advocate and Poet ; Alice: Pioneer of Philadelphia ; Belinda of Boston: "marked with the Furrows of Time" ; Elizabeth Freeman and the Bill of Rights ; Yarrow Mamout: Maryland Muslim ; Venture Smith: Colonial John Henry ; Moses Sash: "A Captain & one of Shaises Councill" ; Amos and Violate Fortune: First Citizens of New Hampshire ; John Jack and Casey the Runaway: Two Concord slaves --VI. The Incomplete Revolution. Bookseller Inventory # 5811

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Title: THE BLACK PRESENCE IN THE ERA OF THE ...

Publisher: NY Graphic Society, NY

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover; First Printing

Dust Jacket Condition: VG-

Edition: First Edition.

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