By Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor
Drawing on exhaustive learn from U.S. and British newspapers, journals, narratives, and letters, in addition to firsthand money owed of such figures as Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, and William Wells Brown, Pryor illustrates how, within the quest for citizenship, coloured tourists developed rules approximately respectability and challenged racist ideologies that made black mobility a crime.
Read or Download Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) PDF
Similar us travel books
A enjoyable, clean tribute to the Golden country, illustrated with beautiful colour images, attention-grabbing historic photographs, and funky memorabilia. research anew the legends, landmarks, and lore of historical websites, reminiscent of Bodie, aspect Reyes, the Knights Ferry Bridge, venture Santa Barbara, Carson Mansion in outdated city Eureka, demise Valley, Glacier aspect, and Alcatraz.
Positioned in Accomack County on Virginia's jap Shore, Wallops Island used to be a primitive swath of land, uncivilized yet via the wild ponies and mosquitoes that made its scrub-covered seashores their domestic. yet because the centuries handed, the wildness of the island used to be substantially altered by means of the inflow of colonists, then tourists, and, finally, the various brightest medical minds within the kingdom.
Lonely Planet: The world's top commute consultant writer no matter if exploring your individual yard or someplace new, notice the liberty of USA's open roads with Lonely Planet's USA's most sensible journeys, your passport to special reports ready alongside American highways. that includes fifty two awesome highway journeys, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures, you could trip during the Rockies' excellent parks or persist with scenic Appalachian byways, all along with your depended on go back and forth spouse.
Hip and ancient Pittsburgh Is a Must-SeePittsburgh deals extra actions than a lot greater towns. for instance, leisure concepts abound in a urban with its personal ballet, opera, and symphony and vacationing Broadway sequence. For the more youthful crowd, Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh (dinosaurs and much more! ).
- Insiders' Guide® to Hampton Roads: Virginia Beach, Norfolk & Newport News (Insiders' Guide Series)
- Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California (Uncle John's Illustrated)
- Civil War Sites in Virginia: A Tour Guide
- Explorer's Guide The Charleston, Savannah & Coastal Islands Book: A Great Destination (Sixth Edition) (Explorer's Great Destinations)
- Lonely Planet Eastern USA (Travel Guide)
- Kayaking the Texas Coast (Gulf Coast Books, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi)
Additional resources for Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)