By Jon F. Sensbach
in line with German church records, together with dozens of infrequent biographies of black Moravians, A Separate Canaan is the 1st full-length examine of touch among humans of German and African descent in early the United States. Exploring the fluidity of race in progressive period the USA, it highlights the fight of African american citizens to safe their fragile position in a tradition unwilling to provide them complete human rights. within the early 19th century, white Moravians forsook their religious inclusiveness, fitting blacks in a separate church. simply as white americans during the new republic rejected African American equality, the Moravian tale illustrates the facility of slavery and race to crush different ideals.
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A Separate Canaan: The Making of an Afro-Moravian World in North Carolina, 1763-1840 (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and ... and the University of North Carolina Press) by Jon F. Sensbach