Authors: Frederick Cooper, Thomas Cleveland Holt, Rebecca J. Scott
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-30 - Publisher: UNC Press Books
In this collaborative work, three leading historians explore one of the most significant areas of inquiry in modern historiography--the transition from slavery to freedom and what this transition meant for former slaves, former slaveowners, and the societies in which they lived. Their contributions take us beyond the familiar portrait of
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-25 - Publisher: Springer
This book looks at a United States that continues to be driven by racial and cultural divisions, from the disproportionately high number of incarcerated African Americans to heartfelt disagreements over the true nature of marriage and the proper role of faith in public policy.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Beyond Slavery traces the enduring impact and legacy of the African diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean in the modern era. In a rich set of essays, the volume explores the multiple ways that Africans have affected political, economic, and cultural life throughout the region. Focusing on areas traditionally
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Berghahn Books
By comparing a diversity of documents including letters by slaves, free people of colour and planters, as well as literary works, royal decrees and court cases, Catherine Reinhardt untangles the complex forces of the slave regime that shaped the collective memory of slaves and free coloureds.