Origin of emancipation
Examples from the Web for self-emancipation
By the summer of 1861, the price of slave property had fallen by more than half as self-emancipation spread.
My own sense is that he did not like the old man, he saw him as an obstacle to his own self-emancipation.
Arrayed in the armor of democracy, the Zionist movement made the self-emancipation ideal of Pinsker live in the soul of Herzl.The Jewish State|Theodor Herzl
They love his efforts at self-emancipation; they admire his scholarship, his piety, his taste.The London Pulpit|J. Ewing Ritchie
He had not progressed so far on the road to self-emancipation as to dream of a rupture of his engagement.The Rough Road|William John Locke
Self-emancipation even in the West Indian provinces of the fancy and imagination—what Wilberforce is there to bring that about?Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience|Henry David Thoreau
Yet he submits to self-degradation rather than endure the pain and effort of self-emancipation.Doctrine of the Will|Asa Mahan
British Dictionary definitions for self-emancipation
Word Origin and History for self-emancipation
1630s, "a setting free," from French émancipation, from Latin emancipationem (nominative emancipatio), noun of action from past participle stem of emancipare (see emancipate). Specifically with reference to U.S. slavery from 1785. In Britain, with reference to easing of restrictions on Catholics, etc.