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Sojourner Truth : a life, a symbol, Nell Irvin Painter

Label
Sojourner Truth : a life, a symbol
Title
Sojourner Truth
Title remainder
a life, a symbol
Statement of responsibility
Nell Irvin Painter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biography of Sojourner Truth, a woman born into slavery who, inspired by religion, made herself over into a strong public presence, traveling America in the years between the 1840s and late 1870s, denouncing slavery and advocating freedom, women's rights, and temperance
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 305.5/67/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.T8
LC item number
P35 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Sojourner Truth : a life, a symbol, Nell Irvin Painter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-343) and index
Contents
Isabella, Sojourner Truth, and American slavery -- Isabella, a slave -- Journey toward freedom -- Sanctification -- Plaintiff and witch -- New York perfectionism -- In the kingdom of Matthias -- Isabella's New York City -- Among the Millerites -- Northampton -- Douglass, Ruggles, and family -- The Narrative of Sojourner Truth -- Networks of antislavery feminism -- Akron, 1851 -- Vengeance and womanhood -- Spiritualism -- The "Libyan Sibyl" -- "Ar'n't I a woman?" -- Partisan and aristocrat -- Truth in photographs -- Presidents -- Washington's freedpeople -- Woman suffrage -- Kansas -- The end of a life -- The life of a symbol -- Coda: The triumph of a symbol
Control code
95047595
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 370 p.
Isbn
9780393027396
Lccn
95047595
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393027396
  • (Sirsi) 271294
  • (OCoLC)33440089
Label
Sojourner Truth : a life, a symbol, Nell Irvin Painter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-343) and index
Contents
Isabella, Sojourner Truth, and American slavery -- Isabella, a slave -- Journey toward freedom -- Sanctification -- Plaintiff and witch -- New York perfectionism -- In the kingdom of Matthias -- Isabella's New York City -- Among the Millerites -- Northampton -- Douglass, Ruggles, and family -- The Narrative of Sojourner Truth -- Networks of antislavery feminism -- Akron, 1851 -- Vengeance and womanhood -- Spiritualism -- The "Libyan Sibyl" -- "Ar'n't I a woman?" -- Partisan and aristocrat -- Truth in photographs -- Presidents -- Washington's freedpeople -- Woman suffrage -- Kansas -- The end of a life -- The life of a symbol -- Coda: The triumph of a symbol
Control code
95047595
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 370 p.
Isbn
9780393027396
Lccn
95047595
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393027396
  • (Sirsi) 271294
  • (OCoLC)33440089

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