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The horrible gift of freedom : Atlantic slavery and the representation of emancipation

Author: Marcus Wood
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2010
Series: Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why did imagery showing the very instant of the birth of black slave freedom invariably personify Liberty as a white woman? Where did the image of the enchained kneeling slave, ubiquitous in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Wood
ISBN: 9780820334264 082033426X 9780820334271 0820334278
OCLC Number: 488528147
Description: xvi, 442 s., tavler
Contents: "The horrible gift of freedom" : an odd title?. The arts and craft of freedom : picturing liberty and the free slave --
Pragmatic popular propagations of the emancipation moment --
No-go areas and the emancipation moment : running-dancing-revolting slaves --
Stamping out the memory of slavery : the 2007 commemoratives and philatelic approaches to bondage and freedom --
Supine in perpetuity : the description of the Brookes in 2007. The horrible gift of freedom and the 1807/2007 bicentennial.
Series Title: Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900
Responsibility: Marcus Wood

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