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The Resource Freedom in a Slave Society : Stories from the Antebellum South

Freedom in a Slave Society : Stories from the Antebellum South

Label
Freedom in a Slave Society : Stories from the Antebellum South
Title
Freedom in a Slave Society
Title remainder
Stories from the Antebellum South
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the relationship between freedom and slavery in the antebellum American South, studying representatives of the Southwest's educated classes in a burgeoning print medium
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shields, Johanna Nicol
Dewey number
973.5
Index
index present
LC call number
F214
LC item number
.S55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge Studies on the American South
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Southern States
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Politics and literature
  • Whites
  • Liberty in literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • HISTORY
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Intellectual life
  • Liberty in literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • Whites
  • Southern States
Label
Freedom in a Slave Society : Stories from the Antebellum South
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Freedom in a Slave Society: Stories from the Antebellum South; CAMBRIDGE STUDIES ON THE AMERICAN SOUTH; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Preface; METHODS AND ORGANIZATION; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1: Regarding a "Weird Utopia"; THE PROMISE OF A RISING SOUTH; THE IDEA OF FREEDOM WITH SLAVERY; PART ONE: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM; 2: Self-Making in Southwestern Towns; A SOCIABLE SPOKESMAN FOR SOUTHERN LITERATURE; AN ENTERPRISING WOMAN FROM THE NORTH; NOT QUITE A LITERARY MAN; 3: The Domestic Foundations of Self-Determination
  • A MYTH-MAKING INDIVIDUAL AND THE CHANGING FAMILYA LONELY STRIVER; AN AMBIVALENT PATRIARCH; A PROUD YOUNG MORALIST; 4: The Voluntary Bonds of Friendship; A PAIR OF COMPETITIVE FRIENDS; A NEW ENGLANDER'S ALLIANCE WITH THE RISING SOUTH; THE TANGLED FRIENDSHIPS OF A CONTROVERSIAL MAN; PART TWO: WRITING FREDOM, WITH SLAVES; 5: Southwestern Histories for a Divided Market; AN ANXIOUS PLANTER'S HISTORY; THE HISTORIAN OF UNFETTERED INTELLECT; ONE ROMANTIC, TWO SKEPTICS, AND THE AFTERMATH OF PICKETT'S HISTORY; 6: Slave Characters and the Problem of Human Nature; THE DARKEST KIND OF HUMOR
  • A SENTIMENTAL VIEW OF SLAVERYTHE MYSTERIOUS SLAVE; PART THREE: THE CRISIS OF THE RISING SOUTH; 7: Slavery and Political Trust; THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TYRANNY; MASTERY AND SELF-MASTERY; THE FAILURE OF SELF-DETERMINATION AND THE POLITICS OF HATE; 8: Self-Determination and Slavery in Conflict; FATE AND FREEDOM; INDEPENDENCE AND THE POLITICS OF WAR; THE LESSONS OF WAR; Epilogue The Remains of a Rising South; Index
Control code
828303644
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (344 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139516747
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828303644
Label
Freedom in a Slave Society : Stories from the Antebellum South
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Freedom in a Slave Society: Stories from the Antebellum South; CAMBRIDGE STUDIES ON THE AMERICAN SOUTH; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Preface; METHODS AND ORGANIZATION; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1: Regarding a "Weird Utopia"; THE PROMISE OF A RISING SOUTH; THE IDEA OF FREEDOM WITH SLAVERY; PART ONE: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM; 2: Self-Making in Southwestern Towns; A SOCIABLE SPOKESMAN FOR SOUTHERN LITERATURE; AN ENTERPRISING WOMAN FROM THE NORTH; NOT QUITE A LITERARY MAN; 3: The Domestic Foundations of Self-Determination
  • A MYTH-MAKING INDIVIDUAL AND THE CHANGING FAMILYA LONELY STRIVER; AN AMBIVALENT PATRIARCH; A PROUD YOUNG MORALIST; 4: The Voluntary Bonds of Friendship; A PAIR OF COMPETITIVE FRIENDS; A NEW ENGLANDER'S ALLIANCE WITH THE RISING SOUTH; THE TANGLED FRIENDSHIPS OF A CONTROVERSIAL MAN; PART TWO: WRITING FREDOM, WITH SLAVES; 5: Southwestern Histories for a Divided Market; AN ANXIOUS PLANTER'S HISTORY; THE HISTORIAN OF UNFETTERED INTELLECT; ONE ROMANTIC, TWO SKEPTICS, AND THE AFTERMATH OF PICKETT'S HISTORY; 6: Slave Characters and the Problem of Human Nature; THE DARKEST KIND OF HUMOR
  • A SENTIMENTAL VIEW OF SLAVERYTHE MYSTERIOUS SLAVE; PART THREE: THE CRISIS OF THE RISING SOUTH; 7: Slavery and Political Trust; THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TYRANNY; MASTERY AND SELF-MASTERY; THE FAILURE OF SELF-DETERMINATION AND THE POLITICS OF HATE; 8: Self-Determination and Slavery in Conflict; FATE AND FREEDOM; INDEPENDENCE AND THE POLITICS OF WAR; THE LESSONS OF WAR; Epilogue The Remains of a Rising South; Index
Control code
828303644
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (344 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139516747
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828303644

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