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Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

Jessica M. Parr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461985
eISBN:
9781626744998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461985.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1770, English missionary George Whitefield died in Newburyport, Massachusetts. His death marked the start of a complex legacy that in many ways rendered Whitefield more powerful and influential in ... More


What the Blues Say

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

in Free Jazz/Black Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter surveys the history of African presence in the United States from slavery to the 20th century, detailing the evolution of legal, economic, cultural and political status for black ... More


 Empires and Boundaries

Charles King

in The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Russian imperial expansion into the Caucasus began in earnest at the end of the eighteenth century, when Catherine the Great moved to take portions of eastern Georgia under Russian protection. From ... More


That Province, Under God, Will Flourish

Jessica M. Parr

in Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461985
eISBN:
9781626744998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461985.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When James Oglethorpe helped to found the Georgia colony in 1733, it served in part as a buffer between wealthy, slave owning South Carolina and Spanish Florida. As such, the ownership of African ... More


Moreau de Saint-Méry’s Daughter and the Anti-Slavery Muse of La Mulâtre comme il y a beaucoup de blanches (1803)

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Considers the anonymously published epistolary romance, La Mulâtre comme il y a beaucoup de blanches (1803), as a text in which the character Mimi takes up a passionate defense of women of color ... More


‘Born to Command’: Leonora Sansay and the Paradoxes of Female Benevolence as Resistance in Zelica; the Creole

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Examines the three-volume novel Zelica; the Creole (1820), most often attributed to Leonora Sansay. The author argues that Zelica ambivalently constructs a narrative in which during the Revolution, ... More


Internal Affairs: How the Structure of NGOs Transforms Human Rights

Wendy H. Wong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450792
eISBN:
9780801466069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450792.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why are some international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) more politically salient than others, and why are some NGOs better able to influence the norms of human rights? This book shows how the ... More


Our Country: Northern Evangelicals and the Union during the Civil War Era

Grant R. Brodrecht

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279906
eISBN:
9780823281497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279906.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Our Country explores northern evangelical thought and sentiment in relation to the concept of Union during the Civil War era. The book complements our understanding of northern motivation during the ... More


The Dissenting Voice of Elizabeth Heyrick: An Exploration of the Links Between Gender, Religious Dissent, and Anti-Slavery Radicalism

Clare Midgley

in Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199585489
eISBN:
9780191728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585489.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Elizabeth Heyrick's 1824 pamphlet Immediate, not Gradual Abolition challenged the policy of amelioration and gradual emancipation adopted by the Anti-Slavery Society in Britain at its foundation in ... More


Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Key to the New World is the first comprehensive English-language history of early colonial Cuba published in the last 100 years. It is divided into eight chapters that cover a range of topics since ... More


The Short Life of Free Georgia: Class and Slavery in the Colonial South

Noeleen McIlvenna

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624037
eISBN:
9781469624051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624037.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book tells the foundation story of Georgia, chartered in 1732 to be a charity colony for poor white Europeans. Southern history is most often viewed through the lens of race. But the ... More


The Sacred Mirror: "Evangelicalism, Honor, and Identity in the Deep South, 1790-1860"

Robert Elder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627564
eISBN:
9781469627588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627564.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Most histories of the American South describe the conflict between evangelical religion and honor culture as one of the defining features of southern life before the Civil War. The Sacred Mirror is a ... More


Sacraments of Memory: Catholicism and Slavery in Contemporary African American Literature

Erin Michael Salius

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056890
eISBN:
9780813053677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056890.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This study argues that Catholicism informs a major genre of African American literature in ways and with a significance that has gone largely unrecognized. Since their emergence in the 1960s and ... More


Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Christy Clark-Pujara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479870424
eISBN:
9781479822898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870424.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book is about slavery, emancipation, and black freedom in the North, and Rhode Island in particular. It uses an economic lens to explore the ways the business begets experience, specifically ... More


Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780

John M. Chenoweth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781683400110
eISBN:
9781683400288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400110.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

How do both a religious community and a religion change when their members must face contradictions between their ideals and the society in which they live? This question is answered here by using ... More


Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America's Contested Spaces, 1500-1850

Andrew K. Frank and A. Glenn Crothers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054957
eISBN:
9780813053400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054957.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This collection of original essays extends the concept of boderlands—as both a process and place—to geographic places and topics not usually considered in this realm. This includes African slavery, ... More


Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Katie Donington, Ryan Hanley, and Jessica Moody (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book brings together new research from established and emerging scholars whose work focuses on Britain’s history and memory of transatlantic slavery and the slave trade. These chapters focus on ... More


Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Teresa S. Moyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060460
eISBN:
9780813050720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060460.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Historic plantation sites continue to struggle with the legacy of slavery and black heritage, particularly concerning their relevance in American life. Although slavery and black history are erased ... More


Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Angela McCarthy and John MacKenzie (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

From the seventeenth century to the current day, more than 2.5 million Scots have sought new lives elsewhere. This book of essays examines the impact since 1600 of out-migration from Scotland upon ... More


The Politics of Slavery

Laura Brace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401142
eISBN:
9781474445122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401142.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book asks what it means to describe someone as a slave and explores the political dimensions of that question. It argues against the search for a transhistorical and timeless definition of ... More


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