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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Michael Stancliff

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

African American reform rhetoric and the rise of a modern nation state

by Michael Stancliff

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, -- 1825-1911 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, -- 1825-1911 -- Political and social views,
  • Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, -- 1825-1911 -- Literary style,
  • Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • African American social reformers -- History -- 19th century,
  • African American feminists -- History -- 19th century,
  • Feminism -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Black nationalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Michael Stancliff.
    SeriesStudies in American popular history and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1799.H7 Z87 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24003061M
    ISBN 100415997638, 020384825X
    ISBN 109780415997638, 9780203848258
    LC Control Number2009054166


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