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The Elite of Our People: Joseph Wilson's Sketches of Black Upper-Class Life in Antebellum Philadelphia

by Winch, Julie
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Retail Price: $60.00 ($16.95 softcover)
Issue: Fall 2001
ISBN: : 0271020202 (0271020210)

A reprint of Joseph Wilson's original 1841 text, this new edition comes with a copious introduction by Winch. Numerous textual notes, a comprehensive bibliography, and an index complete a reader-friendly work that is easy to access and navigate.

review of The Elite of Our People: Joseph Wilson's Sketches of Black Upper-Class Life in Antebellum Philadelphia, by Winch, Julie, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2001).