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Abdu'l-Baha's 1912 Howard University Speech

AuthorChristopher Buck
Title of item
Abdu'l-Baha's 1912 Howard University Speech
Subtitle of item
A Civil War Myth for Interracial Emancipation
ed. Negar Mottahedeh
Parent publication   Abdu'l-Bahá's Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity
Publisher of this ed.
New York: Palgrave
Date of this edition 2013
Permission author
Posted 2020-10-01 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Overview 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

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

Tags Abdul-Baha, Travels of (documents); Abdul-Baha, Writings and talks of; African Americans; Equality; Howard University; Race (general); Race unity; Universities; War (general)
Locations Washington DC; United States (documents)
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