Before Dred Scott

Author: Anne Twitty
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 131698270X
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Before Dred Scott draws on the freedom suits filed in the St Louis Circuit Court to construct a groundbreaking history of slavery and legal culture within the American Confluence, a vast region where the Ohio, Mississippi, and Missouri ...

In The Shadow Of Dred Scott

Author: Kelly Kennington
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820350850
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The Dred Scott suit for freedom, argues Kelly M. Kennington, was merely the most famous example of a phenomenon that was more widespread in antebellum American jurisprudence than is generally recognized.

Gender And Race In Antebellum Popular Culture

Author: Sarah N. Roth
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139992805
Size: 63.87 MB
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This book argues that white women, as creators and consumers of popular culture media, played a pivotal role in the demasculinization of black men during the antebellum period, and consequently had a vital impact on the political landscape ...

Slavery On Trial

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887738
Size: 39.70 MB
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Jeannine Marie DeLombard examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal language to "try" the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.

American Confluence

Author: Stephen Aron
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253346919
Size: 28.95 MB
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A bold new history of Missouri--the region where the American West begins.

The Bourgeois Frontier

Author: Jay Gitlin
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030015576X
Size: 78.49 MB
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The Bourgeois Frontier provides the missing French connection between the urban Midwest and western expansion.

The 500 Hidden Secrets Of Lisbon

Author: Miguel Júdice
Publisher: Uitgeverij Luster
ISBN: 9789460581755
Size: 46.27 MB
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An affectionate and informed guide to Lisbon, written by a true local.This is a book for visitors who want to avoid the usual tourist spots and for residents who are keen to track down the city's best-kept secrets.Contents: 105 Places to ...

Owning Ideas

Author: Oren Bracha
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521877660
Size: 13.80 MB
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This book examines the development of the concept of intellectual property in the United States during the nineteenth century.

The Postcolonial Enlightenment

Author: Daniel Carey
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191551864
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This volume brings together two arenas - eighteenth-century studies and postcolonial theory - in order to interrogate the role and reputation of Enlightenment in the context of early European colonial ambitions and postcolonial ...

Russian Empire

Author: Jane Burbank
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253219116
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Presents a new conception of the Russian empire