Sojourner Truth's America / Margaret Washington.Material type: TextPublisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2009Description: xx, 478 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780252034190 (cloth : alk. paper); 0252034198 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883 | Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883 -- Political and social views | Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883 -- Friends and associates | African American abolitionists -- Biography | African American women -- Biography | Social reformers -- United States -- Biography | Social problems -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Progressivism (United States politics) -- History -- 19th century | United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century | United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 306.3/62092 | B LOC classification: E185.97.T8 | W37 2009
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-454) and index.
Introduction : The three lives of Sojourner Truth -- African and Dutch religious heritage -- Home is like a grave -- Better to me than a man -- Like Hagar and her children -- A rushing mighty wind -- Sanctification and perfection -- I will crush them with the truth -- The antislavery vanguard, 1833-1843 -- The Spirit calls me there -- A holy city -- The cold water army, Olive Gilbert, and Sojourner's Narrative -- The Bloodhound Bill and intensified activism -- The New York campaign -- God, you drive -- I go in for agitatin' -- Truth is powerful -- Proclaim liberty throughout the land -- Was woman true? -- I am on my way to Kansas -- Epilogue : Well done, good and faithful servant.
"This fascinating biography tells the story on nineteenth-century America through the life of one of its most charismatic and influential characters: Sojourner Truth. Margaret Washington unravels Sojourner Truth's world within the broader panorama of African American slavery and the nation's most significant reform era."-inside jacket.