Colored travelers : mobility and the fight for citizenship before the Civil War /

"Americans have long regarded the freedom of travel a central tenet of citizenship. Yet, in the United States, freedom of movement has historically been a right reserved for whites. In this book, Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor shows that African Americans fought obstructions to their mobility over 10...

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Author / Creator: Pryor, Elizabeth Stordeur (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Series:John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
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