Disowning Slavery Gradual Emancipation and "Race" in New England, 1780-1860

ISBN-10: 0801484375

ISBN-13: 9780801484377

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List price: $24.95
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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List of Archives Cited
New England Slavery
"Short of the Truth": Slavery in the Lives of Whites
Another Truth: Enslavement in the Lives of People of Color
The Antislavery Impulse
To "Clear Our Spirits": Whites' Expectations of Freedom from Slavery
The "Privilage of Freemen": Blacks' Expectations of Freedom from Slavery
"Slaves of the Community": Gradual Emancipation in Practice
A "Negro Spirit": Em-bodying Difference
"To Abolish the Black Man": Enacting the Antislavery Promise
"A Thing Unknown": The Free White Republic as New England Writ Large
"We Are the Alphabet": Free People of Color and the Discourse of "Race"
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