See also: Primary Documents

David Walker, His Community, and the Abolitionist Movement

  • David Walker’s Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World
    Edited with an Introduction and Annotations by Peter P. Hinks, 2003, Pennsylvania State University Press
  • To Awaken My Afflicted Brethren: David Walker and the Problem of Antebellum Slave Resistance
    by Peter P. Hinks, 1997, Pennsylvania State University Press
  • One Continual Cry: David Walker’s Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World (1829-1830): Its Setting and Its Meaning
    by Herbert Aptheker, 1965, Humanities Press
  • Black Bostonians: Family Life and Community Struggle in the Antebellum North
    by James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton, 1999, Holmes and Meier
  • Courage and Conscience: Black and White Abolitionists in Boston
    edited by Donald M. Jacobs, 1993, Indiana University Press
  • The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson's Boston
    Von Frank, Albert J. 1999. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Reminiscences of fugitive-slave law days in Boston
    Bearse, Austin. 1880. Printed by W. Richardson.
  • Maria W. Stewart: America’s First Black Woman Political Writer
    Marilyn Richardson. 1987. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
  • Lewis Hayden and the War Against Slavery
    Strangis, Joel. 1999. North Haven, CT: Linnet Books.
  • Shadrach Minkins: from Fugitive Slave to Citizen
    Collison, Gary. 1997. Boston, MA: Harvard University Press. read more
  • Museum of African American History (Boston and Nantucket)
  • Boston African American National Historic Site

Slavery and Resistance in the North

  • Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery
    by Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, and Jenifer Frank, 2005, Ballantine Books
  • Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North
    by C.S. Manegold, 2010, Princeton University Press
  • Slavery in the North
  • “New England’s Hidden History” (Boston Globe article)

The African American Freedom Struggle in National Context

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