Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
José Martí, the United States, and Race$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Anne Fountain

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780813049748

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813049748.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM FLORIDA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.florida.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University Press of Florida, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in FLASO for personal use.date: 26 July 2021

Chronicles of the Crusaders

Chronicles of the Crusaders

Chapter:
(p.59) 5 Chronicles of the Crusaders
Source:
José Martí, the United States, and Race
Author(s):

Anne Fountain

Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049748.003.0005

This chapter records how Martí’s years in the United States coincided with the nation’s reliving of many aspects of the Civil War and the decades of abolitionism by clergymen, reformers, former slaves, and writers. Accounts in the U.S. press about these topics provided Martí with abundant material for his chronicles. He described a slave sale in South Carolina and praised Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. He also offered many profiles of U.S. abolitionists, giving special attention to Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown, William Lloyd Garrison, and Frederick Douglass. In his treatment of abolitionism he praised Uncle Tom’s Cabin and endorsed John Brown’s raid at Harpers Ferry. Martí’s assessment of Frederick Douglass was tempered by dismay over Douglass’s role as U.S. envoy to Haiti.

Keywords:   Abolitionists, Emancipation Proclamation, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, John Brown, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass

Florida Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .