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American slavery and Russian serfdom in the post-emancipation imagination

Author: Amanda Brickell Bellows
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The abolition of Russian serfdom in 1861 and American slavery in 1865 transformed both nations as Russian peasants and African Americans gained new rights as subjects and citizens. During the second half of the long nineteenth century, Americans and Russians responded to these societal transformations through a fascinating array of new cultural productions. Analyzing portrayals of African Americans and Russian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bellows, Amanda Brickell.
American slavery and Russian serfdom in the post-emancipation imagination.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2020]
(DLC) 2019046673
(OCoLC)1119476509
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Brickell Bellows
ISBN: 9781469655567 146965556X 9781469655550 1469655551
OCLC Number: 1151408219
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Radical literature on the eve of emancipations --
Popular historical fiction --
Illustrated periodicals and lithographs --
Oil paintings --
Advertisements and ephemera --
Literature and visual culture at the turn of the twentieth century.
Responsibility: Amanda Brickell Bellows.

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Analysing portrayals of African Americans and Russian serfs in paintings, adverts, fiction, poetry, and ephemera housed in American and Russian archives, Amanda Brickell Bellows argues that these  Read more...

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Given that Russian serfdom and US chattel slavery were very different . . . [Bellows] does not compare the two labor systems, but rather compares how freed Russian serfs and freed African Americans Read more...

 
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