By Erlene Stetson,Linda David
In Glorying in Tribulation, Stetson offers a brand new measurement of Sojourner Truth's personality. a lot of the data relating to this oft-quoted African American lady is both the stuff of legend or is in dispute. this crucial new biography takes either legend and truth and units them right into a greater historic context. The authors make the most of archival assets, and other kinds of direct and oblique proof to create a greater knowing of fact. We see her victories in addition to her defeats--we see her as a true individual. fact comes alive within the pages of this ebook via her poignant, prophetic phrases and we notice that what she said within the 19th century is simply as suitable to us today.
Glorying in Tribulation deals scholars, students, and academics of yankee historical past and tradition experiences a accomplished glance and a brand new standpoint on Truth's contribution to American historical past. it's a long-overdue, intriguing interpretation of the that means of Sojourner Truth's life.
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