Black cosmopolitans: race, religion, and republicanism in an age of revolution

"This book examines the life and intellectual contributions of three extraordinary black men--Jacobus Capitein, Jean-Baptiste Belley, and John Marrant - whose experiences and writing helped shape racial, social, and political thought throughout the eighteenth-century Atlantic world."

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Subtitles:Race, religion, and republicanism in an age of revolution
Main Author: Levecq, Christine
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Charlottesville London University of Virginia Press 2019
Enclosed titles:Jacobus Capitein and the Radical Possibilities of Calvinism -- Jean-Baptiste Belley and French Republicanism -- John Marrant: From Methodism to Freemasonry.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Capitein, Jacobus E. J. 1717-1747 / Belley, Jean-Baptiste 1747-1804 / Marrant, John 1755-1791
Further subjects:B African Americans Intellectual life 18th century
B Capitein, J. E. J (Jacobus Elisa Joannes) 1717-1747
B Blacks (Atlantic Ocean Region) Biography
B Freedmen Biography
B Biography
B Marrant, John 1755-1791
B Cosmopolitanism History 18th century
B Blacks Intellectual life 18th century
B Belley, Jean-Baptiste 1747-
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Summary:"This book examines the life and intellectual contributions of three extraordinary black men--Jacobus Capitein, Jean-Baptiste Belley, and John Marrant - whose experiences and writing helped shape racial, social, and political thought throughout the eighteenth-century Atlantic world."
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0813942187