Books in category Social Science – Slavery

  • Under the Flags of Freedom

    Under the Flags of Freedom
    Peter Blanchard

    Under the Flags of Freedom sheds new light on the vital contribution of slaves to the wars for Latin American independence, which, up until now, has been largely ignored in the histories and collective memories of these nations.

  • An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law

    An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law
    Neil Boister

    The book is divided into three parts. Part A asks and attempts to answer what is transnational crime and what is transnational criminal law? Part B explores a selection of substantive transnational crimes from piracy through to cybercrime.

  • Speaking Lives Authoring Texts

    Speaking Lives, Authoring Texts
    DoVeanna S. Fulton Minor, Reginald H. Pitts

    Critical edition of three women’s oral slave narratives.

  • The Slave s Narrative

    The Slave’s Narrative
    Charles T. Davis, Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    The book consists of three sections: selected reviews of slave narratives, dating from 1750 to 1861; essays examining how such narratives serve as historical material; and essays exploring the narratives as literary artifacts.

  • Southern Outcast

    Southern Outcast
    David Brown

    In his intellectual and cultural biography of Helper — the first to appear in more than forty years — David Brown provides a fresh and nuanced portrait of this self-styled reformer, exploring anew Helper's motivation for writing his …

  • Beyond the Rope

    Beyond the Rope
    Karlos K. Hill

    Beyond the Rope is an interdisciplinary study that draws on narrative theory and cultural studies methodologies to trace African Americans' changing attitudes and relationships to lynching over the twentieth century.

  • A Dissertation on Slavery

    A Dissertation on Slavery
    St George Tucker

    This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.

  • Demonic Grounds

    Demonic Grounds
    Katherine McKittrick

    Ultimately, McKittrick argues, these complex black geographies are alterable and may provide the opportunity for social and cultural change. Katherine McKittrick is assistant professor of women’s studies at Queen’s University.

  • The Fugitive s Gibraltar

    The Fugitive’s Gibraltar
    Kathryn Grover

    An investigation of one city's emergence as a safe haven for fugitive slaves.

  • The Religious Instruction of the Negroes

    The Religious Instruction of the Negroes
    Charles Colcock Jones

    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.

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