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The Resource The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, David Brion Davis

The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, David Brion Davis

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The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation
Title
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation
Statement of responsibility
David Brion Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the revered historian-winner of nearly every award given in his field-the long-awaited conclusion of his magisterial three-volume history of slavery in Western culture that has been more than fifty years in the making. David Brion Davis is one of the foremost historians of our time, and in this final volume in his monumental trilogy on slavery in Western culture he offers highly original, authoritative, and penetrating insight into what slavery and emancipation meant to Americans. He explores how the Haitian revolution terrified and inspired white and black Americans respectively, and offers a commanding analysis of the complex and misunderstood significance of "colonization"-the project to move freed slaves back to Africa-to members of both races and all political persuasions. Davis vividly portrays the dehumanizing impact of slavery, as well as the generally unrecognized importance of freed slaves to abolition. And he explores the influence of religion on American ideas about emancipation. Above all, he captures the ways in which America wrestled with the knotty problem of moving forward into an age of emancipation. This is a landmark work: a brilliant conclusion to one of the great works of American history"--
Summary
A conclusion to the award-winning historian's three-volume history of slavery in Western culture includes coverage of the influential Haitian revolution, the complex significance of colonization and the less-recognized importance of freed slaves to abolition
Writing style
Award
National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 2014.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10273459
Cataloging source
DLC
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Davis, David Brion
Dewey number
306.3/62097309034
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
E449
LC item number
.D24 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
  • Free African Americans
  • Antislavery movements
  • Antislavery movements
  • African Americans
  • American Colonization Society
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
  • HISTORY / Social History
Target audience
adult
Label
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, David Brion Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-403) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Some meanings of slavery and emancipation : dehumanization, animalization, and free soil -- The first emancipations : freedom and dishonor -- Colonizing blacks, part I: Migration and deportation -- Colonizing blacks, part II: The American Colonization Society and Americo-Liberians -- Colonizing blacks, part III: From Martin Delany to Henry Highland Garnet and Marcus Garvey -- Colonizationalist ideology : Leonard Bacon and "irremediable degradation" -- From opposing colonization to immediate abolition -- Free blacks as the key to slave emancipation -- Fugitive slaves, free soil, and the question of violence -- The Great Experiment : jubilee, responses, and failure -- The British mystique : black abolitionists in Britain--the leader of the Industrial Revolution and center of "wage slavery"
Control code
20154890
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xvii, 422 pages
Isbn
9780307269096
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013032893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn862575021
  • (OCoLC)862575021
Label
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation, David Brion Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-403) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Some meanings of slavery and emancipation : dehumanization, animalization, and free soil -- The first emancipations : freedom and dishonor -- Colonizing blacks, part I: Migration and deportation -- Colonizing blacks, part II: The American Colonization Society and Americo-Liberians -- Colonizing blacks, part III: From Martin Delany to Henry Highland Garnet and Marcus Garvey -- Colonizationalist ideology : Leonard Bacon and "irremediable degradation" -- From opposing colonization to immediate abolition -- Free blacks as the key to slave emancipation -- Fugitive slaves, free soil, and the question of violence -- The Great Experiment : jubilee, responses, and failure -- The British mystique : black abolitionists in Britain--the leader of the Industrial Revolution and center of "wage slavery"
Control code
20154890
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xvii, 422 pages
Isbn
9780307269096
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013032893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn862575021
  • (OCoLC)862575021

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