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First martyr of liberty : Crispus Attucks in American memory / Mitch Kachun.

Author/creator Kachun, Mitchell A. (Mitchell Alan) author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Descriptionpages cm
Contents Who was this man? -- The dustbin of history: Crispus Attucks and American amnesia, 1770s-1840s -- First martyr of liberty: Crispus Attucks and the struggle for citizenship in the Civil War era -- Crispus Attucks meets Jim Crow: the segregation of American memory, 1870s-1910s -- Crispus Attucks meets the new Negro: Black history and Black heroes between the world wars -- Crispus Attucks meets Dorie Miller: Black patriotism and activism in the World War II era -- Crispus Attucks and the Black freedom struggle, 1950s-1970s -- Crispus Attucks from the bicentennial to the culture wars, 1970s-1990s -- Crispus Attucks in twenty-first century America.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Kachun, Mitchell A. (Mitchell Alan). First martyr of liberty. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017 9780199875726
LCCN 2017003265
ISBN0199731616 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

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