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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (3): 489–505.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Thavolia Glymph As W. E. B. Du Bois famously posited in Black Reconstruction in America (1935), the Civil War witnessed a massive slave rebellion. The “general strike,” as Du Bois called it, involved directly the flight of hundreds of thousands of slaves and the resistance mounted by those who...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (1): 87–108.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., determined to change US policy toward Sudan. One of the signature activities of the Sudan movement was the practice of “slave redemption,” in which activists purchased people who had been abducted by northern militias, bringing them back to their villages in southern Sudan. Overall, the conflict in Sudan...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 33–51.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Frederick C. Staidum, Jr. Although the linear trajectories from enslavement to freedom of slave narratives and antislavery novels have been generally accepted, moments of pause and recursiveness at the very instantiation of the narrators’ or protagonists’ emancipation suggest a different, nonlinear...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 January 2013
... only as a black body. This is the objecthood that Fanon experiences as fixing him in the white gaze, and preempting him as an individual subject. Thus Fanon sees in the Lordship and Bondage (or master and slave) relation of G. W. F. Hegel’s Phenomenology the life-endangering, yet life-affirming risk...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 333–356.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Verónica Gago The article criticizes the way in which the perspective of trafficking employs the label of “slave labor” in Argentine to refer to migrant workers in textile workshops. This label constructs the figure of the migrant as the perfect victim and moralizes migrants’ action, while...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (3): 437–463.
Published: 01 July 2013
... thus be recognized as part and parcel of a long black radical tradition that stretches back to W. E. B. Du Bois’s Black Reconstruction , the text that initially opened up consideration of slave women’s breeding as “work” and of slave women’s protest against reproduction in bondage as an expression...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 163–170.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Simon Morgan Wortham In Frantz Fanon’s “The Negro and Recognition,” the Hegelian theme of mutual recognition as the origin of man’s self-consciousness and potential freedom is tested against the complex circumstances to which colonialism leads. Here, Fanon’s idea that the “Negro slave...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 11–32.
Published: 01 January 2022
... and moments of rebellion toward fugitivity (e.g., the maroon communities of the Great Dismal Swamp and Harriet Jacobs’s neo–slave narrative), I ruminate on the in-between moments of Black life that show up in and around ongoing crisis. sarahstefanasmith@mtholyoke.edu Copyright © 2022 Duke University...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2022
... Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys (2019), this essay considers how the neo–slave narrative might allow access to enslavement and the plantation not as a retrospective event or site but as coterminous and ongoing iterations of US anti-Black violence. Thinking of the plantation not as a site but as a logic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (3): 449–457.
Published: 01 July 2009
... in a modern world it helped bring into being but whose benefits are controlled and appropriated primarily by Europe and America. This was the catalyst behind the exertions of the voice of the slave and the Pan African Congresses of the early twentieth century to the writings of W. E. B. Du Bois, Kwame Nkrumah...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 225–247.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of slaves and rank-and-file workers historically and to participants in freedom movements in the 1960s. The results, far from producing organizational victories for Facing Reality, transformed Rawick as a thinker and bespoke a neglected theme of Black Power acting to transform and energize, rather than...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (3): 485–507.
Published: 01 July 2008
... lawyers but unknown to international law? How can the innocent prove their innocence? Yet this categorical reconstruction of identity is not unprecedented. To claim a history for these conditions of disfigured personhood and civil incapacity, I summon the cautionary haunt of due process in slave...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (3): 481–488.
Published: 01 July 2013
... . Robinson Armstead L. 2005 . Bitter Fruits of Bondage: The Demise of Slavery and the Collapse of the Confederacy, 1861-1865 . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press . Scott Rebecca J. 1985 . Slave Emancipation in Cuba: The Transition to Free Labor, 1860-1899 . Princeton...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of forced migration, such as the Middle Passage and the international slave tradeAfrican-American mobility is often The South Atlantic Quarterly...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (4): 757–777.
Published: 01 October 2002
... not only to the transactions of tourism, but in staging the encounter with the past. Identification and bereavement are inextricably linked in this instance; since the roots we are encouraged to recover presuppose the rupture of the transatlantic slave trade and the natal alienation and kinlessness...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., and Southern Africa—sites repatriated by freed American 1 slaves and intensively settled by Europeans—are mentioned. Similarly, in Hall’s important work on diasporic identity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 391–410.
Published: 01 April 2010
... at the behest of another were the ultimate ideological template from which were crafted the new forms of social living established after the revolution. James asks: “And meanwhile, what of the slaves? They had heard of the revolution and had construed it in their own image: the white slaves in France...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (3): 409–418.
Published: 01 July 2013
... leaders and of ordinary former slaves seeking to breathe substantive meaning into the freedom they had acquired. He made a special effort to locate sources in which the voices of Reconstruction African Americans could be heard. But the centrality of the black experience in the book lies even...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (4): 839–858.
Published: 01 October 2002
... the plantation machinery during the three long centuries that the slave trade lasted, and the Europeans—British, French, Spanish, Dutch, Portu- guese, and Danish—and white Americans who bought the slaves in Africa, transported them to Europe, or sold and used them in the Americas. Except for the early gold...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (1): 61–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
... the Ghosts, a novelistic ac- count of the massacre by drowning of slaves aboard the slave ship Zong, a murder The South Atlantic Quarterly...