New York: Garland Publishers, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 6 1/8 X 9 1/4 Inches. 309 PP. Near Fine. Item #5095
First edition of this important study of Black culture in Boston prior to the Civil War.
"Enormous reservoirs of hope, charity, energy, and faith fueled black Bostonians in their collective efforts for socioeconomic advancement; the dual factors of heritage and hardship united the community to improve its own lot and to take action against slavery." (pg 9).