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TITLEAbdu'l-Baha's 1912 Howard University Speech: A Civil War Myth for Interracial Emancipation
AUTHOR 1Christopher Buck
DATE_THIS2013
VOLUMEed. Negar Mottahedeh
TITLE_PARENTAbdu'l-Bahá's Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity
PAGE_RANGE111-144
PUB_THISPalgrave
CITY_THISNew York
ABSTRACTOverview of the event, press coverage, publications of the speech, the Emancipation Proclamation "myth" and its historical influence, the role of whites, and the rhetoric of progress.
NOTES Mirrored from academia.edu.

See an earlier version of this paper, a presentation at Louhelen.

TAGS* `Abdu'l-Bahá, Writings and talks of; `Abdu'l-Bahá, Travels of (documents); African Americans; Equality; Howard University, Washington, DC; Race; Race unity; United States (documents); Universities; War; Washington, DC, USA
 
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