Jones, Martha S.

All bound up together : the woman question in African American public culture, 1830-1900 / Martha S. Jones. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2007. - 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture . - John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-300) and index.

Female influence is powerful : respectability, responsibility, and setting the terms of the woman question debate -- Right is of no sex : reframing the debate through the rights of women -- Not a woman's rights convention : remaking public culture in the era of Dred Scott v. Sanford -- Something very novel and strange : Civil War, emancipation, and the remaking of African American public culture -- Make us a power : churchwomen's politics and the campaign for women's rights -- Too much useless male timber : the nadir, the woman's era, and the question of women's ordination.

9780807831526 (cloth : alk. paper) 0807831522 (cloth : alk. paper) 9780807858455 (pbk. : alk. paper) 0807858455 (pbk. : alk. paper)


African American women political activists--History--19th century.
African American women--History--19th century.
African American women--Social conditions--19th century.
Sex role--History--United States--19th century.
Women's rights--History--United States--19th century.
Feminism--History--United States--19th century.
African Americans--Politics and government--19th century.
Community life--History--United States--19th century.
African Americans--Social conditions--19th century.

United States--Race relations--History--19th century.

E185.86 / .J663 2007