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Sites of slavery

citizenship and racial democracy in the post-civil rights imagination

by Salamishah Tillet

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • Memory,
  • African Americans,
  • Slavery,
  • Political activity,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSalamishah Margaret Tillet
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.615 .T575 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25163097M
    ISBN 109780822352426, 9780822352617
    LC Control Number2011053371


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In Sites of Slavery Salamishah Tillet examines how contemporary African American artists and intellectuals—including Annette Gordon-Reed, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Bill T.

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Discover librarian-selected research resources on Slavery from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Sociology and Anthropology» Labor and Work» Slavery» Slavery. The Great Lie of the Civil War If you think the Civil War was fought to end slavery, you’ve been duped.

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The American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS) (–) was an abolitionist society founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur ick Douglass, an escaped slave, was a key leader of this society who often spoke at its meetings.

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Thanks to the social advances of the civil rights movement and the rise of multiculturalism, African American artists in the late s and early ’90s enjoyed unprecedented access to established institutions of publicity and display. Yet in this moment of.

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Freedom House Museum—Alexandria, Virginia. This house along Alexandria’s Duke Street was originally built as the residence for Brigade General Robert Young in 16 years later, it was leased to the slave dealing firm Franklin & Armfield and converted into a slave pen to hold enslaved men, women, and children en route to the sugar and cotton plantations of the Deep South.

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Woodard exposes the complex connections between these slave. "The Alchemy of Slavery stands as a great addition to both Midwestern and Illinois historiography."—Cleveland Review of Books "M.

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