The Resource Slave no more : self-liberation before abolitionism in the Americas, (ebook)

Slave no more : self-liberation before abolitionism in the Americas, (ebook)

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Slave no more : self-liberation before abolitionism in the Americas
Title
Slave no more
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self-liberation before abolitionism in the Americas
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eng
Summary
Commanding a vast historiography of slavery and emancipation, Aline Helg reveals as never before how significant numbers of enslaved Africans across the entire Western Hemisphere managed to free themselves hundreds of years before the formation of white-run abolitionist movements. Her sweeping view of resistance and struggle covers more than three centuries, from early colonization to the American and Haitian revolutions, Spanish American independence, and abolition in the British Caribbean. Helg not only underscores the agency of those who managed to become "free people of color" before abolitionism took hold but also assesses in detail the specific strategies they created and utilized. While recognizing the powerful forces supporting slavery, Helg articulates four primary liberation strategies: flight and marronage; manumission by legal document; military service, for men, in exchange for promised emancipation; and revolt-along with a willingness to exploit any weakness in the domination system. Helg looks at such actions at both individual and community levels and in the context of national and international political movements. Bringing together the broad currents of liberal abolitionism with an original analysis of forms of manumission and marronage, Slave No More deepens our understanding of how enslaved men, women, and even children contributed to the slow demise of slavery
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Midwest
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1953-
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Helg, Aline
Dewey number
306.3/620973
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Slavery
  • Slave insurrections
  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • Slave insurrections
  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • Slave insurrections
  • Slaves
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Slave no more : self-liberation before abolitionism in the Americas, (ebook)
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781469649641
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12317053
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MWT12317053
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Label
Slave no more : self-liberation before abolitionism in the Americas, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469649641
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12317053
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12317053
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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