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Between slavery and freedom : philosophy and American slavery

Author: Howard McGary; Bill E Lawson
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1992.
Series: Blacks in the diaspora.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Using the writings of slaves and former slaves, as well as commentaries on slavery, this book explores the American slave experience to gain a better understanding of six moral and political concepts  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McGary, Howard, 1947-
Between slavery and freedom.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard McGary; Bill E Lawson
ISBN: 0253332729 9780253332721 0253207452 9780253207456
OCLC Number: 25411758
Description: xxv, 146 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Philosophy and American Slavery: An Introduction / Howard McGary and Bill Lawson --
1. Oppression and Slavery / Bill Lawson --
2. Paternalism and Slavery / Howard McGary --
3. Resistance and Slavery / Howard McGary --
4. Citizenship and Slavery / Bill Lawson --
5. Moral Discourse and Slavery / Bill Lawson --
6. Forgiveness and Slavery / Howard McGary.
Series Title: Blacks in the diaspora.
Responsibility: Howard McGary and Bill E. Lawson.


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"Howard McGary and Bill Lawson have written a pioneering work. Never before has the African slave experience been the site of exploring the complex relation of philosophical reflection and historical Read more...

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