Franklin, John Hope 1915-2009
Most widely held works about John Hope Franklin
Most widely held works by John Hope Franklin
From slavery to freedom : a history of Negro Americans by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
64 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 3,061 libraries worldwide
Reconstruction: after the Civil War by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
40 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in English and German and held by 2,798 libraries worldwide
Runaway slaves : rebels on the plantation by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 2,721 libraries worldwide
"In this book, John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger demonstrate that, contrary to popular belief, significant numbers of slaves did in fact frequently rebel against their masters and struggle to attain their freedom. By surveying a wealth of documents, such as planters' records, petitions to county courts and state legislatures, and local newspapers, this book shows how slaves resisted; when, where, and how they escaped; where they fled to; how long they remained in hiding; and how they survived away from the plantation. Of equal importance, it examines the reactions of the white slaveholding class, revealing how they marshaled considerable effort to prevent runaways, meted out severe punishments, and established patrols to hunt down escaped slaves." "Reflecting a lifetime of thought by our leading authority in African American history, this book provides the key to truly understanding the relationship between slaveholders and the runaways who challenged the system - illuminating as never before the true nature of the South's "most peculiar institution.""--BOOK JACKET.
Black leaders of the twentieth century ( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 2,318 libraries worldwide
Biographical studies of fifteen twentieth-century black leaders.
Racial equality in America by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
13 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,062 libraries worldwide
The Emancipation proclamation by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
22 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and held by 1,964 libraries worldwide
From slavery to freedom : a history of African Americans by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
From slavery to freedom describes the rise of slavery, the interaction of European and African cultures in the New World, and the emergence of a distinct culture and way of life among slaves and free Blacks. The authors examine the role of Blacks in the nation's wars, the rise of an articulate, restless free Black community by the end of the eighteenth century, and the growing resistance to slavery among an expanding segment of the Black population.
Mirror to America : the autobiography of John Hope Franklin by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,749 libraries worldwide
John Hope Franklin lived through America's most defining 20th-century transformation, the dismantling of legally-protected racial segregation. A renowned scholar, he has explored that transformation in its myriad aspects, and he was, and remains, an active participant. Born in 1915, he could not but participate: evicted from whites-only train cars, confined to segregated schools, and threatened--once with lynching. And yet he managed to receive a Ph. D. from Harvard. He has become one of the world's most celebrated historians and reshaped the way African American history is understood and taught. But Franklin's participation was much more fundamental than that. From his effort in 1934 to hand President Roosevelt a petition, whether aiding Thurgood Marshall's preparation for Brown v. Board in 1954, marching to Montgomery in 1965, or testifying against Robert Bork's nomination to the Supreme Court in 1987, Franklin has pushed the national conversation on race towards humanity and equality.--From publisher description.
Race and history : selected essays 1938-1988 by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 1,707 libraries worldwide
The militant South, 1800-1861 by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
26 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 1,665 libraries worldwide
The color line : legacy for the twenty-first century by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,622 libraries worldwide
"The problem of the twentieth century will be the problem of the color line - the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men," wrote author and civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois in 1903. As the twentieth century comes to a close, one of America's most distinguished historians takes an unflinching look at race relations in America today. Distilling more than two centuries of history, John Hope Franklin reflects on the most tragic and persistent social problem.
The free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860 by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
13 editions published between 1941 and 1995 in English and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
John Hope Franklin has devoted his professional life to the study of the American South and African Americans. Originally published in 1943 by UNC Press, The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860 was his first book on the subject. As Franklin shows, freed blacks in the antebellum South did not enjoy the full rights of citizenship. Even in North Carolina, reputedly more liberal than most southern states, discriminatory laws became so harsh that some voluntarily returned to slavery. When Franklin wrote The Free Negro in North Carolina, the subject of free blacks had received scant attention from scholars. Since then, however, the topic has generated a great deal of interest. In a new foreword to this edition, Franklin surveys the scholarship on free blacks that has appeared since the original publication of his study, and he reaffirms the importance of understanding the variations and complexities of the African American experience.
The Negro in twentieth century America : a reader on the struggle for civil rights by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
7 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
George Washington Williams : a biography by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
In search of the promised land : a Black family and the Old South by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
Sally Thomas went from being a slave on a tobacco plantation, to a "virtually free" slave who ran her own business and purchased one of her sons out of bondage. This book offers a portrait of her extended family and of the life of slaves before the Civil War. Based on family letters as well as an autobiography by one of her sons, the detective work follows a singular group as they walk the boundary between slave and free, traveling across the country in search of a "promised land" where African Americans would be treated with respect. This small family experienced the full gamut of slavery, witnessing everything from the breakup of slave families, brutal punishment, and runaways, to miscegenation, insurrection panics, and slave patrols. They also illuminate the hidden lives of "virtually free" slaves, who maintained close relationships with whites, maneuvered within the system, and gained a large measure of autonomy.--From publisher description.
A southern odyssey : travelers in the antebellum North by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
Color and race by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
From slavery to freedom; a history of American Negroes by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
38 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in English and held by 957 libraries worldwide
An illustrated history of Black Americans by John Hope Franklin ( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 935 libraries worldwide
Pictorial survey by a Negro historian from early origins in Africa through contemporary times, including numerous rare drawings and photographs.
My life and an era : the autobiography of Buck Colbert Franklin by Buck Colbert Franklin ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
African American families African American historians African American lawyers African Americans African Americans--Civil rights African Americans--Historiography African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc. African Americans--Social conditions American Civil War (1861-1865) Biography Case studies Civil rights movements Constitutional history Documentary television programs Emancipation Proclamation (United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln)) Families Films for the hearing impaired Franklin, Buck Colbert,--1879-1960 Franklin, John Hope,--1915-2009 Free African Americans Freedmen Fugitive slaves Historians Historiography History Human skin color Militarism Military participation--African American North Carolina Oklahoma Personal narratives Political and social views Race relations Race relations--Historiography Racism Rapier family Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877) Relations with African Americans Slave insurrections Slavery Slaves Southern States Tennessee--Nashville Thomas, Sally,--1787-1850 Thomas family Travelers United States United States.--Army Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Williams, George Washington,--1849-1891
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Hope Franklin, John 1915-2009