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The American South and the Atlantic world

Author: Brian Ward; Martyn Bone; William A Link
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2013.
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An examination of three different areas of the culture of the South in the United States: the Atlantic world, the nineteenth century, and consumer culture.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Ward; Martyn Bone; William A Link
ISBN: 9780813044378 0813044375 9780813061382 0813061385
OCLC Number: 806013188
Description: viii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Brian Ward --
Caryl Phillips, David Armitage, and the place of the American South in Atlantic and other worlds / Brian Ward --
Early southern religions in a global age / Jon Sensbach --
"A most unfortunate divel ... without the prospect of getting anything": a Virginia planter negotiates the late Stuart Atlantic world / Natalie Zacek --
Revolutionary refugees: black flight in the age of revolution / Jennifer K. Snyder --
The case of Jean Baptiste, un Creole de Saint-Domingue: narrating slavery, freedom, and the Haitian revolution in Baltimore City / Martha S. Jones --
Ending with a whimper, not a bang: the relationship between Atlantic history and the study of the nineteenth-century South / Trevor Burnard --
Was U.S. emancipation exceptional in the Atlantic, or other worlds? / Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie --
The textual Atlantic: race, time, and representation in the writings of AME Bishop Levi Jenkins Coppin / Leigh Anne Duck --
Whose "folk" are they anyway? Zora Neale Hurston and Lady Augusta Gregory in the Atlantic World / Kathleen M. Gough --
Princess Laura Kofey and the reverse Atlantic experience / Natanya Keisha Duncan --
Dish-washing in the Sea of Ndayaan: what we make of our souths in Atlantic World initiation / Keith Cartwright.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Ward, Martyn Bone, and William A. Link.
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Most of the research on the South ties the region to the North, emphasising racial binaries and outdated geographical boundaries, but The American South and the Atlantic World seeks a larger context.  Read more...


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