The Hart Sisters

The Hart Sisters

Early African Caribbean Writers, Evangelicals, and Radicals

eBook - 1993
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Daughters of a black slaveholder father, Anne Hart Gilbert and Elizabeth Hart Thwaites were among the first educators of slaves and free African Caribbeans in late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Antigua. These members of the 'free colored' community who married white men and played an active role as educators, antislavery activists, and Methodist evangelicals were also among the first African Caribbean female writers. this exceptional volume offers for the first time a collection of their writings.
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1993], ©1993
ISBN: 9780585003665
Branch Call Number: 811 Ha
Description: ix, 214 pages : maps ; 23 cm


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