Saturday, February 23, 2013

Special Issue of "Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography" Devoted to The Emancipation Proclamation

Here is the table of contents of the January 2013 issue of the PMHB.  The theme is "The Emancipation Proclamation at 150."

Front Matter

by Tamara Gaskell

by Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Randall M. Miller 

The Contested History of American Freedom
by Eric Foner

The Age of Emancipating Proclamations: Early Civil War Abolitionism and Its Discontents
by Richard S. Newman

"God Is Settleing the Account": African American Reaction to Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation
by Daniel R. Biddle and Murray Dubin

"You Feel So Out of Place": Germantown's J. Gordon Baugh and the 1913 Commemoration of the Emancipation Proclamation
by David W. Young 

Review Essay
"A Measure Alike Military & Philanthropic": Historians and the Emancipation Proclamation
by Douglas R. Edgerton 

Book Reviews
Newman and Mueller, eds., Antislavery and Abolition in Philadelphia: Emancipation and the Long Struggle for Racial Justice in the City of Brotherly Love
by Katrina Anderson

Grivno, Gleanings of Freedom: Free and Slave Labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790–1860
by Howard Bodenhorn

Davis, "We Will Be Satisfied With Nothing Less": The African American Struggle for Equal Rights in the North during Reconstruction
by W. Fitzhugh Brundage