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A Nation Within a Nation Organizing African-American Communities Before the Civil War.

John Ernest offers a comprehensive survey of the broad-ranging and influential African American organizations and networks formed in the North in the late eighteenth century through the end of the Civil War. He examines fraternal organizations, churches, conventions, mutual aid benefit and literary societies, educational organizations, newspapers, and magazines. Ernest argues these organizations demonstrate how African Americans self-definition was not solely determined by slavery as they tried to createorganizations in the hope of creating a community.

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  • "John Ernest offers a comprehensive survey of the broad-ranging and influential African American organizations and networks formed in the North in the late eighteenth century through the end of the Civil War. He examines fraternal organizations, churches, conventions, mutual aid benefit and literary societies, educational organizations, newspapers, and magazines. Ernest argues these organizations demonstrate how African Americans self-definition was not solely determined by slavery as they tried to create organizations in the hope of creating a community.-publisher description."
  • "John Ernest offers a comprehensive survey of the broad-ranging and influential African American organizations and networks formed in the North in the late eighteenth century through the end of the Civil War. He examines fraternal organizations, churches, conventions, mutual aid benefit and literary societies, educational organizations, newspapers, and magazines. Ernest argues these organizations demonstrate how African Americans self-definition was not solely determined by slavery as they tried to createorganizations in the hope of creating a community."@en

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  • "A Nation Within a Nation. ; Organizing African-American Communities Before the Civil War."
  • "A Nation Within a Nation Organizing African-American Communities Before the Civil War."@en
  • "A nation within a nation : organizing African-American communities before the Civil War /"
  • "A nation within a nation organizing African-American communities before the Civil War /"
  • "A nation within a nation organizing African-American communities before the Civil War /"@en