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Gender and slave emancipation in the Atlantic world

Author: Pamela Scully; Diana Paton
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contributors to this text present a comparative perspective on the way ideas of gender relations and identities shaped the struggle over resources, cultural practices, and political rights that followed the end of slavery in the Atlantic world.
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Gender and slave emancipation in the Atlantic world.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)654495301
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Scully; Diana Paton
ISBN: 0822335816 9780822335818 0822335948 9780822335948
OCLC Number: 59818625
Description: vi, 376 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : gender and slave emancipation in comparative perspective / Diana Paton, Pamela Scully --
Masculinity, citizenship, and the production of knowledge in the postemancipation Cape Colony, 1834-1844 / Pamela Scully --
Négresse, mulâtresse, citoyenne : gender and emancipation in the French Caribbean, 1650-1848 / Sue Peabody --
Acting as free men : subaltern masculinities and citizenship in postslavery Jamaica / Mimi Sheller --
Women and notions of womanhood in Brazilian abolitionism / Roger A. Kittleson --
A nation's sin : white women and U.S. policy toward freedpeople / Carol Faulkner --
Family strategies, gender, and the shift to wage labor in the British Caribbean / Bridget Brereton --
Gender and emancipation in French West Africa / Martin Klein, Richard Roberts --
Two stories of gender and slave emancipation in Cienfuegos and Santa Clara, central Cuba : a microhistorical approach to the Atlantic world / Michael Zeuske --
Libertos and libertas in the construction of the free worker in postemancipation Puerto Rico / Ileana Rodríguez-Silva --
Philanthropy, gender, and the production of public life in Barbados, ca. 1790-ca. 1850 / Melanie Newton --
Young ladies and dissolute women : conflicting views of culture and gender in public entertainment, Kingstown, St. Vincent, 1838-1888 / Sheena Boa --
Mulatas, crioulos, and morenas : racial hierarchy, gender relations, and national identity in postabolition popular song : southeastern Brazil, 1890-1920 / Martha Abreu ; translated from the Portuguese by Amy Chazkel, Junia Claudia Zaidan --
The rhetoric of miscegenation and the reconstruction of race : debating marriage, sex, and citizenship in postemancipation Arkansas / Hannah Rosen --
Gender and the politics of the household in Reconstruction Louisiana, 1865-1878 / Marek Steedman --
Bibliographic essay / Diana Paton.
Responsibility: edited by Pamela Scully and Diana Paton.
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