Download e-book for iPad: Beyond Slavery: Explorations of Race, Labor, and Citizenship by Frederick Cooper,Thomas Cleveland Holt,Rebecca J. Scott

By Frederick Cooper,Thomas Cleveland Holt,Rebecca J. Scott

ISBN-10: 0807825417

ISBN-13: 9780807825419

ISBN-10: 0807848549

ISBN-13: 9780807848548

during this collaborative paintings, 3 best historians discover the most major parts of inquiry in glossy historiography--the transition from slavery to freedom and what this transition intended for former slaves, former slaveowners, and the societies during which they lived. Their contributions take us past the prevalent portrait of emancipation because the finish of an evil approach to contemplate the questions and the struggles that emerged in freedom's wake.
Thomas Holt makes a speciality of emancipation in Jamaica and the contested which means of citizenship in defining and redefining the idea that of freedom; Rebecca Scott investigates the complicated struggles and cross-racial alliances that developed in southern Louisiana and Cuba after the tip of slavery; and Frederick Cooper examines the intersection of emancipation and imperialism in French West Africa. of their creation, the authors handle problems with citizenship, exertions, and race, within the post-emancipation interval they usually aspect the best way towards a fuller realizing of the meanings of freedom.

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