Slavery Freedom And The Law In The Atlantic World

Author: Sue Peabody
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312411763
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This book gives readers firsthand accounts of slaves' lawsuits for freedom during the rapidly changing periods of plantation slavery, national independence, and abolition.

Crosscurrents In The Black Atlantic 1770 1965

Author: David Northrup
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312442446
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David Northrup offers a collection of primary sources that presents the social, political, and intellectual interactions of black people around the Atlantic in their quests for advancement, liberation, and emancipation.

Settlers Liberty And Empire

Author: Craig Yirush
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139496042
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But unlike most scholarship on early American political theory, Craig Yirush does not focus solely on the revolutionary era of the late eighteenth century.

Voices Of Decolonization

Author: Todd Shepard
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457618154
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This unprecedented volume shows how and why mid-twentieth-century decolonization transformed societies and cultures and continues to shape today’s world.

Islam In The Indian Ocean World

Author: Omar H. Ali
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319049478
Size: 70.98 MB
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This volume provides an understanding of how Islam changed the Indian Ocean world and vice versa — a world historical lesson that stretches across several centuries, a vast ocean, its littoral, and in some cases well into the interior ...

Slave Law In The American South

Author: Mark V. Tushnet
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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Tushnet discusses the opinion's place in the novel--in which she quoted liberally from Ruffin's decision--and evaluates other historians' interpretations of both the opinion and Stowe's provocative novel.


Author: Martin R. Delany
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807096717
Size: 65.11 MB
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Focusing on the political and social issues of the 1850s – slavery as an institution, Cuba as the prime interest of Southern expansionists, the practicality of militant slave revolution, and the possibilities of collective action – ...