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The Resource Sojourner Truth : a life, a symbol, Nell Irvin Painter

Sojourner Truth : a life, a symbol, Nell Irvin Painter

Label
Sojourner Truth : a life, a symbol
Title
Sojourner Truth
Title remainder
a life, a symbol
Statement of responsibility
Nell Irvin Painter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biography of Sojourner Truth, a woman born into slavery who, inspired by religion, made herself over into a strong public presence, traveling America in the years between the 1840s and late 1870s, denouncing slavery and advocating freedom, women's rights, and temperance
Summary
Offers a portrait of Sojourner Truth, who was born into slavery, transformed herself into a pentecostal preacher, and spoke out against slavery and in support of oppressed people
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1997.
  • BCALA Literary Award for Nonfiction, 1997.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1996.
Biography type
individual biography
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153438
Cataloging source
JDP
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Painter, Nell Irvin
Dewey number
923.673
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.T8
LC item number
P35 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Truth, Sojourner
  • Truth, Sojourner
  • Truth, Sojourner
  • African American abolitionists
  • Abolitionists
  • Women abolitionists
  • Social reformers
  • Women social reformers
  • Abolitionists
  • African American abolitionists
  • Social reformers
  • Women abolitionists
  • Women social reformers
  • Biographie
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a life, a symbol
Label
Sojourner Truth : a life, a symbol, Nell Irvin Painter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First published as a Norton paperback 1997."
  • Originally published: 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Isabella, Sojourner Truth, and American slavery -- Isabella, a slave -- Journey toward freedom -- Sanctification -- Plaintiff and witch -- New York perfectionism -- In the kingdom of Matthias -- Isabella's New York City -- Among the Millerites -- Northampton -- Douglass, Ruggles, and family -- The Narrative of Sojourner Truth -- Networks of antislavery feminism -- Akron, 1851 -- Vengeance and womanhood -- Spiritualism -- The "Libyan Sibyl" -- "Ar'n't I a woman?" -- Partisan and aristocrat -- Truth in photographs -- Presidents -- Washington's freedpeople -- Woman suffrage -- Kansas -- The end of a life -- The life of a symbol -- Coda: The triumph of a symbol
Control code
1095600
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 370 pages
Isbn
9780393317084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393317084
  • (OCoLC)37751255
Label
Sojourner Truth : a life, a symbol, Nell Irvin Painter
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First published as a Norton paperback 1997."
  • Originally published: 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Isabella, Sojourner Truth, and American slavery -- Isabella, a slave -- Journey toward freedom -- Sanctification -- Plaintiff and witch -- New York perfectionism -- In the kingdom of Matthias -- Isabella's New York City -- Among the Millerites -- Northampton -- Douglass, Ruggles, and family -- The Narrative of Sojourner Truth -- Networks of antislavery feminism -- Akron, 1851 -- Vengeance and womanhood -- Spiritualism -- The "Libyan Sibyl" -- "Ar'n't I a woman?" -- Partisan and aristocrat -- Truth in photographs -- Presidents -- Washington's freedpeople -- Woman suffrage -- Kansas -- The end of a life -- The life of a symbol -- Coda: The triumph of a symbol
Control code
1095600
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 370 pages
Isbn
9780393317084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393317084
  • (OCoLC)37751255

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