Table of contents for Death or liberty : African Americans and revolutionary America / Douglas R. Egerton.

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Prologue The Trials of William Lee: A Life in the Age of Revolution
One Equiano¿s World: The British Atlantic Empire in 1763
Two Richard¿s Cup: Slavery and the Coming of the Revolution
Three The Transformation of Colonel Tye: Black Combatants in the War
Four Quok Walker¿s Suit: Emancipation in the North
Five Absalom¿s ¿Meritorious Service¿: Antislavery in the Upper South
Six Captain Vesey¿s Cargo: Continuity in Georgia and the Carolinas
Seven Mum Bett Takes a Name: The Emergence of Free Black Communities
Eight Harry Washington¿s Atlantic Crossings: The Migrations of Black Loyalists
Nine A Suspicion Only: Racism in the Early Republic
Ten Eli Whitney¿s Cotton Engine: The Expansion of Slavery
Epilogue General Gabriel¿s Flag: Unsuccessful Coda to the American Revolution

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- African Americans.
African Americans -- History -- 18th century.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century.