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All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900

Martha S. Jones


The place of women's rights in African American public culture has been an enduring question, one that has long engaged activists, commentators, and scholars. This book explores the roles black women played in their communities' social movements, and the consequences of elevating women into positions of visibility and leadership. It reveals how, through the nineteenth century, the “woman question” was at the core of movements against slavery and for civil rights. The book explains that, like white women activists, who often created their own institutions separate from men, black women often or ... More

Keywords: Women's rights, African American, public culture, social movements, woman question, slavery, civil rights, black women activists

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780807831526
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807888902_jones


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martha S. Jones, author