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The brink of freedom : improvising life in the nineteenth-century Atlantic world

Author: David Kazanjian
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Brink of Freedom David Kazanjian revises dominant understandings of nineteenth-century conceptions of freedom by examining the letters of black settler colonists in Liberia and the letters and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Kazanjian
ISBN: 9780822361510 0822361515 9780822361701 0822361701
OCLC Number: 930364281
Description: 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Atlantic speculations, quotidian globalities --
Liberia --
It all most cost us death seeking life? Recursive returns and unsettled nativities --
Suffering gain and it remain? The speculative freedom of early Liberia --
Yucatán --
En sus futuros destinos? Casta capitalism --
Por eso peleamos? Recasting libertad --
Coda --
Archives for the future.
Responsibility: David Kazanjian.

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