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After slavery : emancipation and its discontents

Author: Howard Temperley
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 2000.
Series: Studies in slave and post-slave societies and cultures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book describes the difficulties ex-slaves faced as they sought to build new lives for themselves as free men and women."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
After slavery.
London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 2000
(OCoLC)655453971
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Temperley
ISBN: 0714650226 9780714650227 0714680796 9780714680798
OCLC Number: 44128772
Notes: "This group of studies first appeared as a special issue of Slavery and abolition, vol. 21, no. 2, August 2000"--Title page verso.
Description: 310 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Emancipation in Haiti / Carolyn Fick --
Abolitionist expectations / Seymour Drescher --
African-American aspirations and the settlement of Liberia / Howard Temperley --
From chattel to citizen / Michael Naragon --
Fifty years of freedom / David Blight --
Riots and resistance in the Caribbean at the moment of freedom / Gad Heuman --
Spirit of Independence or lack of education for the market? / Pieter Emmer --
Delegalization of slavery in British India / Howard Temperley --
End of slavery and the end of empire / Christopher Schmidt Nowara --
Unfinished business / David Seddon --
Slavery to freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa / Suzanne Miers --
Aborigines protection society, 1837-1909 / Charles Swaisland --
Comparative approaches to the ending of slavery / Stanley Engerman.
Series Title: Studies in slave and post-slave societies and cultures.
Other Titles: Slavery & abolition.
Responsibility: editor, Howard Temperley.

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A collection of essays in which every contributor focuses upon some aspect of slave emancipation with the aim of assessing to what extent the outcome met with expectation. The hopes and  Read more...
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