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Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394839-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9483-9
... part ii Modernity and Tradition in the Making 5. Slave Poison/Slave Medicine: The Persistence of Obeah in Early Nineteenth-Century Martinique john savage It is a little known fact of French literary history that perhaps the greatest author in the national canon...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377078-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7707-8
...Five “Long Live Spain! Death to Autonomy!” Liberalism and Slave Emancipation Simultaneous regulation of free- colored labor and the moral and intellectual education of the freedman. White immigration exclusively, giving preference to that made by families, and removing all obstacles...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
...Valongo, a Notorious Slave Market Bráz Hermenegildo do Amaral and Jean-Baptiste Debret Physician, educator, and politician Bráz Hermenegildo do Amaral (1861–1949) was an accomplished intellectual whose best-known writings dealt with the political his- tory of his home state, Bahia. An avid...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
...The Slave Dance Called Candomblé Eusébio de Queiroz The Constitution of 1824 was silent on slavery, and the central government of the young empire largely refrained from intervening in the relations between masters and slaves. However, the word escravo (slave) and the problems of...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
...A City Celebrates Slave Emancipation A. Luiz Ferreira and Machado de Assis With the news of the final slave emancipation, decreed Sunday, May 13, 1888, the streets of Rio filled with a multitude of happy people—the newly freed, former run- aways, children, aged blacks, and the ex-slaves...
Published: 26 February 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391715-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9171-5
...two The Narcissistic Slave In the introduction and chapter 1, we saw how the aporia between Black being and political ontology has existed since Arab and European enslavement of Africans. The...
Published: 30 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385776-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8577-6
... JANE LANDERS Slave Resistance on the Southeastern Frontier: Fugitives, Maroons, and Banditti in the Age of Revolution istorians have long commented on the vio- lent nature of...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
...THE SLAVE Jaime Bayly The precocious, outspoken Jaime Bayly was already a prominent television commen- tator by his early twenties. No one suspected that he was also a talented writer. His 1995 novel No Se Lo Digas a Nadie,orDon’t Tell Anyone, became a national bestseller. By turns sad...
Published: 08 March 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380573-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8057-3
... Joan Neuberger Between Public and Private Revolution and Melodrama in Nikita Mikhalkov’s Slave of Love Melodrama flourishes in the borderlands between public and private life, precisely the terrain that soviet cultural...
Published: 13 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387466-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8746-6
... diana paton and pamela scully Introduction: Gender and Slave Emancipation in Comparative Perspective From Brazil to Cuba to the U.S. South, from Jamaica to the British Cape Colony, from Martinique and Haiti to French West Africa, gender was central to slave emancipation...
Published: 13 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387466-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8746-6
... michael zeuske Two Stories of Gender and Slave Emancipation in Cienfuegos and Santa Clara, Central Cuba: A Microhistorical Approach to the Atlantic World One of the peculiarities of the debate on Cuban slave emancipation is precisely its focus on los negros esclavos, the black male...
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389743-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8974-3
... 1 The Prison Slave as Hegemony’s (Silent) Scandal Frank B. Wilderson III The Black experience in this country has been a phenomenon without analog. —EUGENE GENOVESE, “EUGENE RIVERS’S CHALLENGE: A RESPONSE,” BOSTON REVIEW, OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 1993...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388838-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8883-8
... The Slave Trade in the Enlightenment Cultivation3 and Culture he return to France of the wealth generated by the slave trade enabled ​T the outfitters and their partners to indulge in the luxuries of high cul- ture, to decorate their...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388838-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8883-8
... Duras and Her Ourika, “The Ultimate House Slave” About Ourika: I just got a letter from Martinique saying, “. . . The clandestine trade in human flesh is flourishing; the colonials look on every recently-arrived8 Frenchman as a...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
...Slave Religion and Culture Hesperióphylo Slavery was a central feature of Lima’s cultural, social, and economic landscape from the time of its Spanish foundation. African slaves constituted a significant proportion of Lima’s population, most of whom performed domestic duties or were...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
...A Slave Plantation Flora Tristán Feminist, social activist, writer, grandmother of the artist Paul Gauguin, and much else, Flora Tristán (1803–44) visited Peru from 1833 to 1834. It was the land of her father, Mariano Tristán y Moscoso, whose death had submerged the family into poverty...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395669-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9566-9
...TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE | | | | | The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History A y inPl aTh ree Acts “Toussaint Louverture.” Hull History Centre (djh/21), p. 1. Act I SCENE 1 A moonlight evening. The verandah of M...
Published: 30 May 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382379-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8237-9
... I Introduction: Gainers and Losers in the Atlantic Slave Trade JOSEPH E. INIKORI AND STANLEY L. ENGERMAN SINCE THE DEBATE in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries between the proslavery interests in Europe and the Americas-the slave traders...
Published: 30 May 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382379-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8237-9
...Part I The Social Cost in Africa of Forced Migration 2 The Impact of the Atlantic Slave Trade on the Societies of the Western Sudan MARTIN A. KLEIN STUDIES OF the history of the Atlantic slave trade in Africa have focused on demography and within it on the...
Published: 30 May 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382379-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8237-9
...4 The Numbers, Origins, and Destinations of Slaves in the Eighteenth-Century Angolan Slave Trade JOSEPH c. MILLER THE "NUMBERS GAME" (Curtin, 1969: ch. I; Darity, 1985) re• mains a favorite event in academic jousting over the Atlantic slave trade, not...