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Embodying Slavery from Paul to Augustine

Jennifer A. Glancy

in Corporal Knowledge: Early Christian Bodies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195328158
eISBN:
9780199777143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328158.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

Social location is known in the body. Such deeply held bodily knowledge is rarely subjected to conscious moral scrutiny. Chapter 3 argues that from the days of Paul to the days of Augustine, the ... More


Little Churches: The Pastoralization of the Household and Its Slaves

Chris L. de Wet

in Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286214
eISBN:
9780520961555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286214.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the place of slavery within John Chrysostom's program of domestic pastoralization. It begins with an overview of the nature and dynamics of domestic pastoralization, especially ... More


Conclusion: Preaching Bondage and the Legacy of Christian Doulology

Chris L. de Wet

in Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286214
eISBN:
9780520961555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286214.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's findings and assesses their relevance in understanding slavery as a discourse preached by John Chrysostom. It considers what can be deduced from ... More


Quakers and Abolition

Brycchan Carey and Geoffrey Plank (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038266
eISBN:
9780252096129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038266.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book examines the complexity and diversity of Quaker antislavery attitudes across three centuries, from 1658 to 1890. The chapters show Quaker's beliefs to be far from monolithic. They often ... More


Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee

Joseph T. Glatthaar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834923
eISBN:
9781469603056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877869_glatthaar
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This quantitative study provides a comprehensive narrative and statistical analysis of many key aspects of General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Serving as a companion to the author's ... More


The Pursuit of Whiteness: Property, Terror, and National Expansion, 1790–1860

David R. Roediger

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter uses a dramatic moment in the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates as a window through which to survey the strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in recent writings on whiteness, expansion, and terror ... More


Recombinant Mutations

David Levine

in At the Dawn of Modernity: Biology, Culture, and Material Life in Europe after the Year 1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220584
eISBN:
9780520923676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220584.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Some people had their aspirations dissatisfied by the surplus-siphoning techniques of feudalism, although others were able to realize their ambitions because they lived beyond the reach of the empire ... More


“It is a negro, not an Indian war”: Southampton, St. Domingo, and the Second Seminole War

Matthew Clavin

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter reveals the intense fear harbored by the Americans, especially those in the slaveholding South, of a massive slave rebellion originating from a concerted alliance of African and Indian ... More


Marriage Strategies and Family Formation

Damian Alan Pargas

in The Quarters and the Fields: Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035147
eISBN:
9780813038773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035147.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the nature of slave family formation as determined by slaveholding size and sex ratios. How did enslaved people adapt to the physical and demographic boundaries of their ... More


Forced Separation

Damian Alan Pargas

in The Quarters and the Fields: Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035147
eISBN:
9780813038773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035147.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

No slave family in the antebellum South was completely safeguarded from the chance of forced separation, but scholars have long disagreed about the extent of family breakups and even the methods of ... More


The Domestication of the Slave Trade in the United States

Adam Rothman

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses a dangerous strategy pursued by southern reformers through withdrawal from the international slave trade. They realized that the same principles of humanity, security, and ... More


The Interregional Slave Trade in the History and Myth-Making of the U.S. South

Michael Tadman

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter addresses the problems posed by the domestic slave trade due to its curious place within southern history. This problem is especially apparent to those seeking to portray slavery as a ... More


Another Middle Passage?: The Internal Slave Trade in Brazil

Richard Graham

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter tells the story of how Brazil imported more slaves from Africa than any other country. In fact, slavery persisted in Brazil until 1888, long after it had been abolished elsewhere in the ... More


“Traditional” Motivations and White Perspectives on Voluntary Enslavement

Emily West

in Family or Freedom: People of Color in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136929
eISBN:
9780813141350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136929.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

“Traditional” motivations for enslavement from the perspective of both pro-slavery ideologues and earlier historians form the basis of the third chapter. Typically, both the expulsion and enslavement ... More


A Representation of Almost Every Interest and Pursuit in the Union: The Border South on the Eve of the Secession Crisis

Michael D. Robinson

in Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633787
eISBN:
9781469633794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633787.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the political, economic, and social trajectory of the Border South during the decade of the 1850s. Utilizing census data, it demonstrates the importance of slavery to the ... More


Revolutionary Implications

Gerald Horne

in Negro Comrades of the Crown: African Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. Before Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773499
eISBN:
9780814790502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773499.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how U.S. slavery continued to leap its geographic boundaries and became a concern to a broader constituency. It details factors contributing to the ongoing conflict between ... More


Slavery

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides an overview of the development of African slavery among the Cherokees, reprises the debate over the comparison of white and Indian slaveholding, and speculates about Doll's ... More


Property

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the Cherokee historical relationship to property, the development of new forms of property valuation and accumulation, and the Creek War of 1813–14, in which elite members of ... More


Nationhood

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter follows the development of the new Cherokee national government in the 1820s. It is a major turning point in Cherokee history that not only articulated Cherokee sovereignty in a language ... More


Introduction

in Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317583
eISBN:
9781846317255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317255.003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines British colonial and evangelical discourse on slavery in India during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and how Indian slavery was erased within such discourse. It ... More


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