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"Doers of the Word": African-American Women Speakers and Writers in the North (Race and American Culture)

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Adapting a verse from the Epistle of James--"doers of the word"--nineteenth century black women activists Sojourner Truth, Jarena Lee, and Charlotte Forten, among others, travelled throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest. There they preached, lectured, and wrote about religious evangelicism, abolition, moral reform, temperance, and women's rights. Doers of the ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published May 11th 1995 by Oxford University Press, USA
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